Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul

AsiaNews is reporting that the Chaldean archbishop of Mosul, Archbishop Faraj Rahho, who was kidnapped last February 29 after the Stations of the Cross, is dead.This is a terrible drama that has beenlargely lostunder the wave of other news, often more ridiculous than sublime. I haven't seen confirmation elsewhere, butwill keep checking.

David Gibson is a national reporter for Religion News Service and author of The Coming Catholic Church (HarperOne) and The Rule of Benedict (HarperOne). He blogs at dotCommonweal.

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