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Fr. Andrea Santoro
a missionary killed in Turkey


Articoli
TURKEY
More than just a minor behind Fr Andrea Santoro's murder
The investigation has left some facts in the dark. The anti-Christian climate is growing, thanks to lies spread even by newspapers. There is a clash between those fomenting Islamic nationalism and others who want to see a secular Turkey as part of Europe.
TURKEY
Fr Andrea Santoro: As if nothing ever happened
One month after the priest's murder in Trabzon, the country has all but forgotten the case. There is no news about the trial of the young killer; the only matter the national mass media persists in bringing up is the charges of proselytism against Fr Andrea. The bishop of Anatolia: this is only a pretext to feed an anti-Christian and anti-western controversy.
TURKEY
Time for reflection in the Church of Turkey in the wake of Fr Andrea's murder
Bishop Padovese: "Whoever wanted to erase his physical presence does not know that now his witness is stronger."
Italy - Turkey
Cardinal Ruini announces the cause for beatification of Fr. Andrea Santoro
Celebrating the funeral mass for the murdered priest, the Cardinal speaks of the necessity to "reaffirm the right to religious freedom".
Turkey
A priest is beaten in Izmir, to the cries of "we will kill you all"
This latest attack targets a Slovenian friar and comes  the same day the Vatican confirms Benedict XVI's visit to Turkey, scheduled for November.
TURKEY
Fanatics filled Father Andrea's assassin with (wrong) ideas
According to the Turkish press, the murder was not the act of an isolated gunman. The young assassin was linked to extremist religious circles. In Trabzon a town hall meeting condemns the killing of "a man of God".
Turkey
When the children of the Black Sea are taught to hate priests
"A priest sighted", was how local newspapers reported on Fr. Andrea's visits in the area. In a special report for AsiaNews, an inside look at the anti Christian climate which nurtured the murder of Fr. Andrea Santoro.
islam
So that Fr Andrea not be killed a second time
VATICAN
A moved Pope commemorates the sacrifice of Fr Andrea Santoro
Benedict XVI prays that the sacrifice of this "silent and courageous servant of the Gospel," "contributes to the cause of dialogue between religions and peace among peoples."
Turkey - Vatican
Nuncio in Turkey : "there is a master mind behind all of this"
Fr. Santoro's assassin confesses and claims to have been provoked by the Muhammad cartoon strips.
TURKEY
"Meryem anà": Fr Andrea Santoro's prayer to Mary
Turkey
Ankara : To kill a man of God is Blasphemy
Turkey's deputy minister for religious affairs clarifies: Fr. Santoro's assassin knows nothing of true Islam.  A youth is arrested as investigations continue. "Muhammad does not need to be defended above all with violence".
TURKEY
A volunteer in Turkey remembers Fr Andrea Santoro
He wanted to open a window that would allow Western and Eastern Churches to exchange gifts, rediscover the sap that flows from the Jewish roots into the Christian tree, encourage a genuine and respectful dialogue between Christianity and Islam, and enable him to bear witness through his life and feelings.
VATICAN - TURKEY
Pope: May Fr Santoro "become the seed of hope for building authentic brotherhood"
Benedict XVI sends telegrams of condolences to Cardinal Vicar Camillo Ruini and Bishop Luigi Padovese, Apostolic Vicar of Anatolia.
TURKEY
Bishop Padovese: Fr Andrea killed, while Islam is in revolt, "not incidental"
The Apostolic Vicar of Anatolia tends to exclude motives involving criminals dealing in prostitution.
TURKEY
Fr Andrea Santoro's killer has a face
The man was caught on tape by a camera not far from where he was killed. Tonight a mass in memory of the priest will be celebrated in Saint Mary's Church, the same where he was murdered. A Turkish paper warns of a possible conflict between religions.
Turkey – Italy
Card. Ruini remembers Fr. Andrea, "he wanted to be a witness to Christ"
With his death, states the Cardinal Vicar and President of the Italian Catholic bishops' Conference, "the name of yet another Roman priest is written on the long list of those who have spilled their blood to carry out the Lord's work".
turkey - vatican
Nuncio in Ankara: Fr Andrea Santoro, a martyr for the third millennium
Fundamentalism among assassin's motives: the killer shouted "Allah akhbar, Allah is great!"  But it could also be revenge by mafia controlling prostitution.
turkey
Italian priest killed in Trebisonda
Country in shock.  Televisions speak of shame for the murder of priest from diocese of Rome.
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Egyptian Revolution: Muslims and Christians united
World Peace Day 2011
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The Church's Synod for Peace and Justice in the Middle East
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Easter in Asia
Save Christians and Pakistan from the blasphemy law
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Peace Message 2010: The Pope’s advice to Copenhagen
The Pope's new encyclical Letter: Caritas in veritate
Barack Obama for a "new beginning" with Islam
Tiananmen 20 years on

Benedict XVI visits the Holy Land


Easter in Rome and in Asia
At Lent, let us pray for the Pope
Charter 08: for human rights in China
World Day of Peace 2009
Orissa: the Hindu pogrom against Christians

Sydney WYD 2008
The New Pentecost of the Youth


Beijing 2008: The Olympics
of suspicion and silence

World Day of Prayer
for the Church in China

PIME: 150 years
in Hong Kong

Moratorium on abortion

Message for 2008 World Day of Peace


Spe salvi: the new encyclical of Benedict XVI
Pope’s Message for the 2007 World Mission Day
Hegazi case:
Islam's obsession
with conversions

Beijing:
Olympic Games and Human Rights

The Joy of the Church
at Father Bossi's Liberation

Pope's letter
to the Church in China

Iraqi Christians
facing "extinction"

The Pope in Brasil
Terrorism,
disease of Islam

Pope's letter following the synod on the Eucharistic
China - NPC: the wounds of a "harmonious society"
Pope writes
to China's Catholics

Alarm pollution
for China’s rivers

Tsunami, two years on...
The Pope in Turkey
The Pope misunderstood by Islam
Thailand
Asian Mission Congress

October:
Rosary and mission

European Christians to the aid of Chinas young Church
The crisis in Islam
(by Samir Khalil Samir, sj)

China - Vatican:
the illicit ordinations

Fr. Andrea Santoro
a missionary killed in Turkey

�Deus caritas est�: God�s eros and agape
The Mohammed cartoon strips:
Islam shows its darkest face

Java Earthquake
H5N1: The avian flu
Nuns beaten in Xian
Pope names 4 Chinese bishops as members of the Synod on the Eucharist
Synod on the Eucharist
Islam and the West
Year of the Eucharist
Pope's words
to the young people of WYD

AsiaNews - PIME
for tsunami victims
in Asia

YOUNG PEOPLE IN COLOGNE
"We have come
to worship Him"

Israel's Attack on the Pope Is a Smokescreen for Abandoning Talks with the Holy See
Holy See - Israel:
10 years later, the problems still to be resolved

Beijing and the Vatican: small steps and religious freedom
Vatican - Russian Orthodoxy: return to dialogue
Benedict XVI, cooperator of Truth
Asian Churches prayig for the Conclave
Days of Conclave
Asia in the Conclave
Papal trips to Asia
A United WorldHonours the Pope
John Paul II, missionary for the Third Millennium
Easter 2005:
Asia, signs of hope
stronger than death

Miners in China,
the cost of
economic development

Petition to Chinese Parliament: free bishops and priests. List of bishops and priests in prison.
Lebanon, again a model for the Middle East
Elections in Iraq
Tsunami in Asia - the sorrow and the compassion
A CHRISTMAS FULL OF JOY IN A WOUNDED ASIA
Brian O�Connor: �My story, a Christian in a Saudi jail�
A bishop facing Beiging
Hong Kong and the freedom of the education

A maimed Europe signs its constitution
THE POPE VISITS LOURDES
IRAQ: Churches targeted
Tiananmen, 15 years later
China - Europe: Europe learns from Pope on how to deal with China
Vatican: Churches should not be used as mosques
The Passion of The Christ
Saving Baghdads revival from blind European pacifism
New churches built to destroy even more
Christmas in Asia, peace in wartime
The wall between Israel and Palestine

by Giulio Aleni / (a cura di) Gianni Criveller
pp. 176
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