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Rwandan Man Suspected of Killing French Catholic Priest Reportedly Met Pope Francis in 2016

Vatican MediaA man identified by the French newspaper La Croix as Emmanuel Abayisenga greets Pope Francis at the Vatican on Nov. 11, 2016.

The suspect in the recent murder was identified by the media as Emmanuel Abayisenga, who is also the main suspect in an arson attack July 2020 on the cathedral in Nantes, northwestern France.