Thursday, June 10, 2010

Turkey: bishop's murder was political, Church leaders fear

Photo of Archbishop Padovese courtesy of Aid to the Church in Need

...An Italian Catholic journalist, Father Filippo di Giacomo, has said that Bishop Padovese had been warned by Turkish security officials that his driver was involved with radical Islamic groups. The bishop, who was preparing to travel to Cyprus to join Pope Benedict there, cancelled his plans because he feared Altun might be involved in an attempt on the Pope's life, the Italian journalist wrote...

Catholic Culture Article here

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