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