Fr. Timothy Radcliffe Narrowly Escapes Angry Mob in Algeria

Fr. Timothy Radcliffe

Father Timothy Radcliffe, O.P., a leading English Dominican theologian and former master general of the Dominican order, narrowly escaped capture by an angry mob--being rescued at the last minute by the skilled driving of the local bishop.The Catholic Herald reports this morning that Father Radcliffe, visiting Algeria to participate in  a year-long period of reflection on the Church’s future in the North African nation, found himself in a dangerous situation.  The priest was in a car being dr … [Read more...]