CHART OF MISSIONARY MARTYRS 2003

Saturday, 20 March 2004

Name Nationality Institute Place/date of death
1. Rev. D. Mvuezolo-Tovo D. R. Congo Diocesan Matadi D.Congo - 11 March
2. Rev. N. Gómez Bejarano Colombia Diocesan Armenia Colombia - 22 March
3. Brother Clement Igwilo Nigeria Trappist Awhum, Nigeria - 25 March
4. Rev. M. Macharia Njoroge Kenya Diocesan Nairobi Kenya - 11 April
5. Rev. Raphael Ngona D. R. Congo Diocesan Bunia D. Congo - 6 May
6. minor Seminarian Uganda Diocesan Gulu Uganda - 11 May
7. minor Seminarian Uganda Diocesan Gulu Uganda - 11 May
8. minor Seminarian Uganda Diocesan Gulu Uganda - 11 May
9. Rev. Aimé Njabu D. R. Congo Diocesan Bunia D. Congo - 10 May
10. Rev. Francois Xavier Mateso D. R Congo Diocesan Bunia D. Congo - 10 May
11. Rev. Jairo Garavito Colombia Diocesan Yerbabuena Colombia - 15 May
12. Father Manus Campbell Ireland OFM Durban South Africa - 21 May
13. Sister Lorek Czeslawa Poland Sacred Heart Kinshasa, D. Congo - 21 May
14. Ana Isabel Sánchez Torralba Spain Lay missioner Mongomo Eq. Guinea - 1 July
15. Rev. George Ibrahim Pakistan Diocesan Okara, Pakistan - 5 July
16. Fr. Taddeo Gabrieli Italy OFM Imperatriz Brazil - 19 July
17. Sister Mathilde D. Congo Servants of Jesus Fataki, D. Congo - 25 August
18. Marko Makuec Shir Sudan Lay catechist Kutum, Sudan 12 August
19. Father Mario Mantovani Italy Comboni Miss. Kotido Uganda - 14 August
20. Brother Godfrey Kiryowa Uganda Comboni Miss. Kotido Uganda - 14 August
21. Rev. Justin Mando Kpanga D. Congo Diocesan Fataki D. Congo - 25 August
22. Rev A. Kavendiambuku D. R. Congo Diocesan Kavuaya D. Congo - 26 Aug.
23. Jose Castillo Venezuela Lay missioner Tinaquillo,Venezuela 27 Aug.
24. Rev. Lawrence Oyuru Uganda Diocesan Manasale Uganda - 1 Sept.
25. Rev. William De Jesus Ortez El Salvador Diocesan Santiago El Salvador - 5 Oct.
26. Jaime Noel Quintanilla El Salvador Lay sacristan Santiago El Salvador - 5 Oct.
27. Annalena Tonelli Italy Voluntary medic Borama Somalia - 5 Oct.
28. Fr. Sanjeevananda Swami India Belur, Bangalore India.- 7 Oct.
29. Rev. Saulo Carreño Colombia Diocesan Arauca Colombia - 3 Nov.
30 Maritza Linares Colombia Lay woman Arauca Colombia - 3 Nov.
31 Rev. Henry H. López Cruz Lebanon Diocesan Villavicencio,Colombia - 3 Nov.
32 Rev. José Rubín Rodríguez Colombia Diocesan Arauca Colombia - 14 Nov.
33 Rev. José Maria Ruiz Furlan Guatemala Diocesan Guatemala City - 14 Dec.
34 Brother Anton Probst Germany Claretian Miss. Akono Cameroon - 24 Dec.
35 Archbishop Michael Courtney Ireland Papal Nuncio in Burundi Minago Burundi - 29 Dec.

MARTYROLOGY 2003
1 archbishop; 20 priests; 3 Brothers; 2 Sisters; 3 seminarians ; 1 catechist; 3 lay volunteers; 2 lay persons.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:
AFRICA: 15 (7 D. Congo, 5 Uganda, 1 Kenya, 1 Sudan, 1 Nigeria)
AMERICA: 11 (6 Colombia, 2 El Salvador, 1 Guatemala, 1 Venezuela)
EUROPE: 8 (3 Italy, 2 Ireland, 1 Spain, 1 Germany, 1 Poland)
ASIA: 2 (1 Pakistan, 1 India)

PLACE OF DEATH
AFRICA: 22 (6 Uganda, 8 D. Congo, 1 Cameroon, 1 Burundi, 1 South Africa, 1 Equatorial Guinea,
1 Somalia, 1 Kenya, 1 Nigeria, 1 Sudan );
AMERICA: 12 (6 Colombia, 2 El Salvador, 2 Venezuela, 1 Brazil, 1 Guatemala);
ASIA: 2 (1 India, 1 Pakistan). (Fides Service 20/3/2004)


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