Missionary priest killed in Homs, Syria [CC]


A Dutch Jesuit priest who had been sheltering Syrian Christians was shot and killed, execution-style, in Homs on April 7. Father Frans van der Lugt, who had lived in Syria for 50 years, …



Prayers for this courageous Priest. Reminds me a bit of that in Algeria of years ago. Very saddened and then, in other news, I believe a Father and Nun were kidnapped… in Syria too? Very sad.


Praying for the repose of this Priest’s soul.


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