28 Mar 2016

Remembering the Monks of Tiberine 20 years later


On this weekend when we have such horrors inflicted by terrorists supposedly acting in the name of Islam we remember the Trappist monks of Tiberine in Algeria. Twenty years ago the monks were kidnapped by a terrorist organization called the Armed Islamic Group and beheaded after being held for 2 months. Only their heads were found

Vatican Radio - Interview with Dom Eamon Fitzgerald, Abbot General of the Trappists (former abbot of Mount Mellerary) - 20 years later: legacy of 7 murdered Trappists in Algeria is to build authentic community 

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