ANKARA - A teenage boy shot and killed the Italian Roman Catholic priest of a church in the Black Sea port city of Trabzon on Sunday, shouting ''God is great'' as he escaped, according to police and witnesses.Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord. May perpertual light shine upon him.
Officers were searching for the boy of around 14 or 15 years of age, according to police.
Police would not say if the attack might be linked to the printing in European newspapers of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed, which has caused anger in Muslim countries. Earlier Sunday, hundreds of Turks protested in Istanbul against the cartoons.
Monday, February 06, 2006
Worrying news from Turkey...
An Italian Priest has been shot there: