Priest killed in road accident

By: Matters India Reporter Alappuzha: A 40-year-old Catholic priest belonging to the Latin Catholic Diocese of Alleppey in Kerala has died in a road accident in the early hours of  June 7. Fr Francis Raju Kakkari was on his way to celebrate Mass in Cherthala when his motor bike collided with a tipper lorry near Mararikulam. He suffered serious injuries and died on the way to hospital. A 20-year-old pillion rider narrowly escaped with minor injuries. The priest served as the vicar at Vettackal  parish in Cherthala. He was also a gifted singer . Father Francis’ body has been kept at Assissi hospital in Arthunthankal after a post-mortem examination. His funeral will be held at 3pm on June 8 at his native parish of Thaikkal near Cherthala.

Source: TopStory- Matters India

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