May 6, 1998

NEWS STORY: Swiss Guard slaying shocks, saddens Vatican

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c. 1998 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY _ An apparently disgruntled young member of the Vatican’s Swiss Guard _ the elite body charged with protecting the pope _ Monday night (May 4) shot and killed the force’s commander, the commander’s wife and himself, Vatican officials have announced. The killings came just hours after Pope John […]

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