Friday, June 15, 2007

"Having Taught a Martyr Is Something Else Entirely". . .

. . . Professor Shares E-Mails From Father Ragheed

ROME, JUNE 13, 2007 ( ).- "The situation here is worse than hell," Father Ragheed Ganni wrote to a former professor the day before he and three deacons were shot after Sunday Mass in Mosul, Iraq.

Father Robert Christian, a theology professor at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, the Angelicum, in Rome, spoke at the requiem Mass held in that school on Tuesday. There, Father Ganni had studied theology and ecumenism.

On June 3, Father Ganni and three deacons, Basman Yousef Daoud, Ghasan Bidawid and Wadid Hanna, were killed in front of the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Continued at Zenit here.

Related posts:
A Chaldean priest and three deacons killed in Mosul

The Last Mass of Father Ragheed, a Martyr of the Chaldean Church

Murderers of Fr. Ragheed & Deacons Demanded Their Conversion to Islam

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