‘Courageous and faithful’ to the end - ACN mourns the sad demise of Bishop Ballin
ACN tribute to brave Bishop who ministered in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain
A BISHOP, who died on Easter Sunday after a lifetime of ministry in some of the most difficult places in which to be a Christian, has been praised for his “courageous and dynamic apostolate in the heart of Islam”.
Comboni Missionary Bishop Camillo Ballin, who died aged 75 after on a long illness on 12th April, ministered across the Middle East before being appointed the first-ever Apostolic Vicar of the Northern Arabia, covering Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Baharain, December 2012. Bishop Camillo Ballin, M.C.C.I., the Vicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia and Titular Bishop of Arna.
Photographer: Lucia Wicki-Rensch
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