» 10/18/2011, 00.00
Fr. Tentorio’s tribals pray and sleep next to his coffin
A weeklong funeral vigil in the parish of murdered missionary. On 25 October the solemn funeral in the Cathedral of Kidapawan. Fr. Tentorio will be buried next to Fr Tullio Favali, another PIME martyr. His will is opened with details on his burial request. An independent investigation to run parallel to official inquiry.
Brother of Fr Tentorio’s murderer still at large
Robert Ato is under the protection of a local politician Arakan Valley (Mindanao). His brother Jimmy is the alleged murderer is in jail, but has not yet confessed. For the PIME regional superior no local missionary knows the two suspects.
PIME Missionaries in the Philippines remember Father Fausto Tentorio
The confrère was humble, prudent but courageous in his apostolate among the poor and the marginalized. Appeal of Msgr. Quevedo, Archbishop of Cotabato, that the perpetrators are brought to justice. The missionary’s funeral will be held October 25 in the Cathedral of Kidapawan.
Fr. Fausto Tentorio’s alleged assassin arrested
The Minister of Justice Leila de Lima said today that the men behind the killing of the priest in Mindanao, a man from Arakan, Ato Jimmy, and his brother Robert were arrested after a shootout.
40 days later, still no breakthrough in Fr. Tentorio murder
No significant breakthrough in the investigation, but inquires continue. Protestant and Catholic groups are organizing an interfaith pilgrimage (26-29 November) in memory of Fr Fausto.
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Mindanao, two senior army officers among accused for murder of Fr. Tentorio
At least 20 soldiers belonging to the 57th battalion stationed in Makilala reportedly planned the killing. Fausto was disliked by the army, businessmen and local politicians for his activity in favor of the tribals against the exploitation of the mines.
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