- Murder of Bishop Locati, Apostolic Vicar of Isiolo, Kenya
MURDER OF BISHOP LOCATI, APOSTOLIC VICAR OF ISIOLO, KENYA
VATICAN CITY, JUL 15, 2005 (VIS) - Bishop Luigi Locati, apostolic vicar of Isiolo, Kenya, was murdered last night by a group of unidentified persons who shot him as he returned home from a parish center. The police are unaware of the motive for the killing.
The Italian bishop, who was almost 77 years old, presented his resignation upon having reached the age limit for bishops two years ago, but was still awaiting the appointment of a successor.
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