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Archbishop found dead

Published:Thursday | March 13, 2008 | 4:35 PM

A Chaldean Catholic archbishop who was kidnapped in Iraq last month has been found dead.

The Italian Catholic news Agency said the body of Paulos Faraj Rahho, was found buried near Mosul, where he had been abducted.

He was reportedly kidnapped after leaving Mass in Mosul on February 29.

Gunmen also killed three persons who were said to be with the archbishop at the time.

Pope Benedict the 16th said he is profoundly moved and saddened by the archbishop’s death.