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Irish missionary in Kenya dies in home robbery

.- An African missionary was killed yesterday during a robbery at his home in Kenya, reported RTE Irish News.

Fr. John Hannon, a religious of the Society of African Missions, was beaten to death at his parish house at Matasia, Ngong, about 25 km from Nairobi. He was 65 years old.

Fr. Hannon served in Africa for 36 years. He was ordained Dec. 18, 1967. From 1968 to 1993, he ministered in the Archdiocese of Lagos, Nigeria. There, he opened and developed parish centers in the growing suburbs of the city.

He was then reassigned to Kenya, where he served for10 years. He spent the last four years in Matasia.


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