(17 Dec 09 - RV) Kenyan police said on Thursday they have arrested three people suspected
of being behind the killing of an Irish Catholic priest who had been a missionary
in the country for more than four decades.
Jeremiah Roche, a 68-year-old Kiltegan
Father from west Limerick, was stabbed to death a week ago at his home on the outskirts
of Kericho town, about 200 km west of Nairobi.
On Thursday, a Mass to mark
his 40-year service in Kenya was held in Kericho.
The spokesman for the Kiltegan
Fathers, Fr Tom Kiggins, told us more about the life and legacy of the man known
to everyone as Fr “Jerry”...