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Murder in the Missions By Jean Harrington

Murder in the Missions by Jean Harrington

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Summary

Two Irish priests lives were forever changed when they moved to an island devastated by corruption and greed.They left Ireland in the 1960s to work in conflict resolution between Muslim and Christian communities in the Philippines, a country which was rapidly descending into civil war, Murder in the Missions tells their story.

Murder in the Missions Summary

Murder in the Missions by Jean Harrington

Murder in the Missions is the true story of two Irish priests whose lives were forever changed when they moved to an island devastated by corruption and greed. Frs Des Hartford and Rufus Halley left Ireland in the 1960s to work in dialogue and conflict resolution between Muslim and Christian communities in the Philippines, a country which was rapidly descending into civil war. For many years the priests lived peacefully as Christians in a Muslim-dominated region on the island of Mindanao, their mission not to convert but rather to serve the local people. But despite their commitment to peace and non-violence, both were targeted by Muslim insurgents. Fr Hartford was kidnapped by the Moro National Liberation Front and used as a bargaining tool in their negotiations with the Philippine government. Fr Halley was murdered by Islamic extremists. Recreated from interviews, diaries, letters and testimony, Murder in the Missions tells their story.

About Jean Harrington

Jean Harrington co-founded Maverick House, a non-fiction publishing company, in 2002, where she remained as managing director until 2011. During that time she also set up an office in Bangkok and started selling and distributing books all around southeast Asia, as well as ghost-writing several books. Her first ghost-written project, Survivor: Memoirs of a Prostitute, sold over 20,000 copies. She also ghost-wrote The Irish Ballerina with Monica Loughman. She joined the board of Publishing Ireland and subsequently became its president. She was elected as the Irish representative to the Federation of European Publishers in 2010, where she remained until 2012 when she left publishing and started working in education.

Additional information

GOR009977342
9781781177129
1781177120
Murder in the Missions by Jean Harrington
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The Mercier Press Ltd
2019-07-05
256
N/A
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