Brazilian archbishop robbed by 3 gunmen

R RLast Updated: February 8th, 2021Uncategorized

(Fox)  Brazilian church officials say the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro has escaped injury but not a robbery by three gunmen.

Rio archdiocese spokesman Adionel Carlos da Cunha says the robbery occurred Monday night when Cardinal Orani Joao Tempesta was being driven to a local radio station to participate in a debate.

Cunha says the assailants recognized Tempesta, apologized, but went ahead with the robbery anyway.

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