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Dutch Jesuit murdered in Syria unlikely to be beatified, sources say

January 24, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Father Frans van der Lugt, a Dutch Jesuit who had lived in Syria for 50 years, was killed in 2014.

The priest is alleged to have made “belittling statements” about the sexual abuse scandal, and thus is unlikely to be beatified, according to the report.

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