FIRST MISSIONARY KILLED IN 2000
JAKARTA, JAN 12 (ZENIT-FIDES).- Br. Yosef Jami, 29, a seminarian and
theology student of the Society of the Divine Word was the first
missionary killed in the year 2000. On the afternoon of January 1, while
walking on the beach in Ende, Indonesia, he was attacked and beaten to
death by an unknown group. His body was found at dawn on January 2 and
taken immediately to the Ende Hospital, where doctors certified his
death. The seminarian's funeral and burial took place on January 4. Jami
began his year of pastoral integration in June, 1999, working in the St.
Paul Biblical Center of Ende.