Algerian Monastery

Pope Francis greets Br. Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last survivor of Tibhirine, on 31 March 2019 in Morocco. Credit: Vatican Media

Last Catholic Monk Who Survived Massacre at Algerian Monastery Dies Aged 97

Nov 23, 2021

Catholic monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher was left to tell of the ill-famed 1996 massacre at the Algerian monastery of Tibhirine in which seven of his confreres were brutally killed.