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Month: June 2010

Bishop Murdered in Southern Turkey

Bishop Murdered in Southern Turkey

Yesterday an Italian priest was killed by his driver in Iskenderun, Turkey. The full story follows. A Roman Catholic bishop was stabbed to death in eastern Turkey on Thursday, a day before he had planned to travel to Cyprus for the visit of Pope Benedict XVI. The bishop, Luigi Padovese, 62, the apostolic vicar of Anatolia, or the Vatican’s representative to eastern Turkey, was found dead outside his home in the Mediterranean port of Iskenderun, officials said. The police arrested…

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