On October 31, 2010, Islamic gunmen entered a Syrian Catholic Church in Baghdad, Iraq and opened fire upon the congregation assembled for Holy Mass. Three priests were killed. Many laity were killed. This is a martyrdom in our own day.
Please pray for the families of these holy men and women, for their comfort and peace in this most distressing time; please pray for the conversion of their murderers.
Hood tip to John Sonnen at:http://orbiscatholicussecundus.blogspot.com/2010/11/christian-martyrs.html
James Collinson, PRB, RIP
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