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Anorak | Correction: Catholic priest was not beheaded in Syria – he was shot eight times

Correction: Catholic priest was not beheaded in Syria – he was shot eight times

by | 5th, July 2013

REGRET the error:

A Catholic priest was not among three men graphically filmed being beheaded in Syria last week a friar overseeing the Franciscans in the Middle East has told CNN.

Father Francois Mourad, a Syrian originally named as victim of a merciless mob, was instead shot eight times on June 23 when a group of rebels stormed his monastery …

Apologies to his nearest and dearest.



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