TITLE

Islamic extremists murder seven monks

AUTHOR(S)
R.N.S.
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Christian Century;6/05/96, Vol. 113 Issue 19, p611
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the murder of French Trappist monks by Islamic extremists in Algeria on May 24, 1996. Monks' execution confirmed by French President Jacques Chirac; French government's refusal to negotiate a prisoner swap with the Armed Islamic Group; Pope John Paul II's statement denouncing the killings.
ACCESSION #
9606156425

 

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