Friday, November 20, 2009

Famous Orthodox Missionary Murdered by Masked Gunman in Moscow

Moskau (

35 Year old priest Daniil Syssojew was one of the most active missionaries in the Russian Orthodox Church.

He was killed by numerous shots fired at him in his church along with another priest who was wounded. It is possible that he was murdered out of religious motivations, as Interfax Agency the reported on Friday. Accordingly, a masked man was seen bursting into the church that Thursday evening.

He fired on Syssojew and wounded also another priest. The state prosecuter suspects radical Islamists or sects of the crime had assaulted the priest

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