Thirty-seven Catholic missionaries were killed in 2009

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Thirty-seven Catholic priests and missionaries were killed in 2009, the highest number in 10 years and nearly twice as many as in 2008. The statistics, which appear in a report by the Vatican’s Fides agency, include not only missionaries to non-Catholic countries, but “pastoral workers who despite serious risk remained at their […]

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