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The Year of Faith and the martyrdom of Fr Fausto Tentorio


19/10/2011
Filipino priest: Fr. Tentorio helped me discover my vocation
Fr. Cornelius, PIME missionary, speaks of his years with F. Tentorio among the tribals of Mindanao. For the priest, Fr Fausto gave hope to the poor and families, giving his life to Christ, even unto martyrdom.

19/10/2011
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.

18/10/2011
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.

18/10/2011
PIME on Fr Fausto Tentorio’s death
The Institute is sad over the death of the murdered missionary but is grateful for the solidarity of friends. It offers prayers for the clergyman’s relatives, other missionaries and his killers. The press statement by the head office of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) follows.

17/10/2011
PIME missionary killed in Kidapawan
Fr. Fausto Tentorio was murdered in front of the parish of Arakan. For over 32 years in the Philippines, the missionary had worked closely with the Indigenous, threatened by the growing mining industry. Fr. Tentorium is the third PIME missionary to be killed in Mindanao.

17/10/2011
Consternation of family of Fr Fausto Tentorio, murdered in the Philippines
The missionary had returned to Italy a year and a half ago, ensuring that there were no problems in Kidapawan. The life of Father Fausto told by his nephew: poverty, friendship with tribals, efforts to stop mining companies. Tonight at 20.30 mass in Santa Maria di Rovagnate.

17/10/2011
PIME Missionary: Fr. Tentorio, father, brother and friend to thousands of voiceless tribals
Fr. Giulio Mariani, a PIME priest in Zamboanga, recalls the murdered missionary. His brothers called him the "tribal". The hand of businesses interested in the natives’ land for mining suspected behind his death.

17/10/2011
The Year of Faith and the martyrdom of Fr Fausto Tentorio
The death of a PIME missionary and simultaneously the announcement of the Year of Faith, invoked by Benedict XVI to rediscover the Christian faith and learn how to transmit it to the world. The life of the murdered priest is a sign of "good that makes no noise," but nourishes the fruits of faith and love. An alternative to the black bloc.



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