Skip to comments.Syrian rights group says Qaeda-linked rebels killed Italian priest
Posted on 08/14/2013 4:22:33 PM PDT by BlackVeil
Al-Qaeda-linked rebels in Syria have killed an Italian Jesuit priest who disappeared in the east of the country late last month, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday.
Paolo DallOglio, a vocal supporter of the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and some Islamist rebel groups, disappeared ...
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Friends of President You Didn’t Build That.
Anglican Communion News Service report on widespread attack on Christian Churches by Muslim Brotherhood.
Your link refers to Egypt - which is indeed in a crisis situation.
In Syria, the Christian churches have been under consistent attack for some time, and not word has been spoken by the French President, the British PM, etc. They still keep supporting the Syrian rebels.
Italian Jesuit priest... Paolo DallOglio, a vocal supporter of the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and some Islamist rebel groups, disappeared......and the Syrian dictatorship's propaganda mill attributed his disappearance to someone, anyone but themselves.
Sorry I have no sympathy for “uprising” supporters.
Good riddance to this old fool.
I do not know why some people continue to believe that these rebels (or either side) are the “good guys”
Above all else, don’t call the terrorists and evil people “terrorists and evil people”. Don’t want to hurt their feelings or make them mad ...........
This “priest” was an al Queda supporter. Too bad he found out the hard way that Muslims kill friends and enemies alike. I hope he now has learned his lesson. No sympathy here.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
It's rather odd that Reuters and Associated Press report atrocities committed by the Muslim-brotherhood backed rebels you support on a regular basis. Assad must control those too.
Father Paolo Dall'Oglio has been killed by an Islamic group, more than two weeks after he went missing, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday.
Activists in the city [of Raqqah]...have confirmed to the SOHR [Syrian Observatory for Human Rights] that Italian Jesuit priest and the messenger of peace Father Paolo DallOglio has been killed while in the prisons of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the organization said in a Facebook statement.
The ISIS is a group operating in Syria with links to al-Qaeda.
The SOHR said that DallOglio had been held in the groups prison for more than two weeks, but gave no further details.
The Italian foreign ministry told The Local that it was aware of the report, although could not confirm whether it was true.
Reports of DallOglios disappearance began to circulate online on July 29th, prompting Pope Francis to express his concern for the priests welfare.
A vocal critic of the Bashar al-Assad regime, the priest was thrown out of the country in June 2012 although he re-entered Syria in July.
There have been conflicting reports over DallOglios disappearance from the rebel-held city of Raqqa.
While some said that he had been kidnapped by the ISIS, others stated that he had willingly gone to meet the group to negotiate the release of prisoners.
Given the ongoing civil war in Syria it is difficult to independently verify such reports.
DallOglio had lived in Syria for more than 30 years and has been praised internationally for bringing Christians and Muslims together.
He is also known for restoring the Deir Mar Musa monastery, north of Damascus.