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Fr. Olivier Maire, French provincial superior of the Montfort Missionaries (the Company of Mary). Olivier Faure on Twitter

Police Question Rwandan Immigrant Suspected of Murdering Catholic Priest in France

Aug 9, 2021

A 40-year-old Rwandan immigrant already suspected of starting a devastating fire at a French cathedral was questioned by police in connection with the murder of a Catholic priest on Monday in western France.

Fr. Olivier Maire. G.Moreau - Diocèse de Luçon

Who was Fr. Olivier Maire, the Catholic Priest Murdered in France?

Aug 9, 2021

The 60-year-old priest was a popular leader of retreats.

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Breaking: Catholic Priest Murdered in France, Says Country’s Interior Minister

Aug 9, 2021

Gérald Darmanin wrote: “All my support to the Catholics of our country after the dramatic murder of a priest in Vendée.”

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Armenian Catholic Priest Killed in Syria; ISIS Claims Responsibility

Nov 12, 2019

The Islamic State (ISIS) militant group on Monday claimed responsibility for the shooting of an Armenian Catholic priest and his father in northeastern Syria.