The missionaries killed in the year 2019

Don Antonio César Fernández e don Fernando Hernández

During the year 2019, 29 missionaries were killed across the world, mostly priests.
In 2019, Africa is at the top of this tragic ranking, with 15 missionaries killed: 12 priests, 1 male religious, 1 female religious and 1 lay woman.

In America: 12 missionaries were killed: 6 priests, 1 permanent deacon, 1 religious, 4 lay people.
In Asia: 1 lay woman was killed; in Europe: 1 religious.

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