Brother Roger, founder of Taize', murdered

Bro. Roger, founder of the inter-denominational monastic community in Taize' France which is dedicated to reconciliation among Christians, was stabbed several times while leading in the monastic community's daily evening prayer services. He died shortly thereafter. The woman who attacked him is in custody and is thought to be mentally deranged (demon-possessed?). Bro. Roger was 90 years old, and had devoted most of his life to healing and reconciliation among Christians. The Taize' community is known for its sung and chanted prayers and attracts thousands of young people every year from across the world.

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