Pastoral Workers Killed in 2012

Vatican City…

Once again this year,Fides publishes an annual document of all the pastoral workers who lost their lives in a violent manner over the course of the past twelve months.

According to information in their possession ,during 2012,12 pastoral care workers were killed,10 priests,one religious sister and one lay person.

For the fourth consecutive year,the place most effected with an extremely elevated number of pastoral workers killed is America,bathed with the blood of six priests.

After that is Africa,where 3 priests and one religious sister were killed.Asia saw the deaths of one priest and one religious sister…

source was from this weeks Catholic news paper,the Universe…

For the fourth consecutive year,the place most effected with an extremely elevated number of pastoral workers killed is America,bathed with the blood of six priests.

what on Gods earth is going on over there?i thought middle east was bad for killing Christians.looks like the have an appetite in America for killing priests.

Workers were killed in Latin America, not the US.

Here is a link to the report.
fides.org/eng/documents/missionaries_killed_2012.doc

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