August 29, 1996

A slain monk’s testament

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c. 1996 Religion News Service (UNDATED) _ Here are excerpts from the final testament of Dom Christian de Cherge, OCSO, abbot of Atlas Abbey in Algeria and one of seven French Trappist monks slain by the Armed Islamic Group this spring. The testament was written in 1993, when rebels began issuing threats against foreigners and […]

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