The Vatican confirmed his death on Monday and ather Murad he was taken from the convent for the Custody of the Holy Land, where he was hiding.
Reports have it that the Catholic priest was attacked by militant Syrans linked to a jihadi group called Jabhat al-Nusra.
A recording of the priest’s beheading was posted to the internet on Monday, showing a crowd of spectators that included two other people recording the execution with smartphones. The video showed a man identified as Murad sitting on the grass with his hands tied together. A gathers, shouting at him in Arabic.
After the Catholic priest was beheaded, onlookers moved in close to view the aftermath.
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