Posts Tagged ‘Priest killed’

Priest killed in knife attack while hearing confessions in Vietnam

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

A 40-year-old Vietnamese Dominican priest serving ethnic groups in Vietnam’s Central Highlands was killed while hearing confessions. Father Joseph Tran Ngoc Thanh was serving in Kontum Diocese where there is a relative lack of priests. The attack took place on Jan 29, shortly before the celebration of the Vespers Mass on Saturday evening at the Read more

Slain Catholic priest awarded Italy’s highest honour for civil valour

Monday, October 12th, 2020

The president of Italy has awarded a Catholic priest Italy’s highest honour for civil valour. Fr. Roberto Malgesini (51) who was stabbed to death near Lake Como last month, was known for his care for the homeless and migrants in the northern Italian Diocese of Como. He was killed near his parish by one of Read more