Father Jean-Pierre Schumacher died in a monastery in central Morocco on Sunday, November 21, on the age of 97.
We realized from an official of the Moroccan Christian Church that Father Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the final survivor of the Tibhirine bloodbath on the Trapp Monastery in Algeria in 1996, died in a monastery in central Morocco on Sunday, November 21. .
” this [Jean-Pierre Schumacher] This morning, he handed away peacefully on the Monastery of Our Woman of Atlas in Middlet. He is a straightforward and fraternal individual, and he is aware of that his mission is to witness his life in Tiberin. “Father Daniel Nurisat, the priest of the Saint-Pierre Cathedral in Rabat, instructed AFP.
Jean-Pierre Schumacher, 97, was the final survivor of the rebel of seven Trappist monks on the Tibhirine Monastery who have been kidnapped and killed throughout the Algerian Civil Conflict in 1996.
The precise circumstances of this bloodbath haven’t but been clarified. Two months after the kidnapping, solely their beheaded heads have been discovered on the street.
The official paper offered by Algiers on the time described the kidnappings and assassinations claimed by Islamists of the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) throughout the civil conflict, however there may be nonetheless suspicion that Algerian navy secret companies could also be concerned.