MISSIONARY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MISSIONARY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 3 Italian nuns found slain in Burundi convent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58388292-68/nuns-italian-burundi-convent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58388292-68/nuns-italian-burundi-convent.html.csp">3 Italian nuns found slain in Burundi convent</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T11:57:50.037-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rome • Three Italian missionary nuns were found slain in their convent in Burundi, church and ministry officials said Monday. The Italian foreign ministry confirmed the slayings in Kamenge, near Bujumbura, Burundi’s capital. The ministry declined to give details, including exactly when the slayings occurred. The Italian missionary news agency Misna quoted the Saverian missionaries’ superior in the east African nation, the Rev. Mario Pulcini, as saying the bodies of two nuns were found Sunday aft...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583882922014-09-08T11:57:50.037-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T11:57:50.037-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388292@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:57:50 MDT Mission group identifies 3rd American with Ebola http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58369276-68/ebola-sim-liberia-writebol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58369276-68/ebola-sim-liberia-writebol.html.csp">Mission group identifies 3rd American with Ebola</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MITCH WEISS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T12:13:56.807-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 12:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • The third American sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said Wednesday. Dr. Rick Sacra went back to Liberia about a month ago and was not caring for Ebola patients, instead delivering babies at the missionary group’s hospital in Liberia, SIM President Bruce Johnson said at a news conference. When a fellow SIM worker and another missionary doctor bec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583692762014-09-03T12:13:56.807-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T12:13:56.807-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369276@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:13:56 MDT Doctors group: World ‘losing” Ebola fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364472-68/ebola-liberia-countries-disease.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364472-68/ebola-liberia-countries-disease.html.csp">Doctors group: World ‘losing” Ebola fight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEXANDRA OLSON </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and SARAH DILORENZO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T20:06:29.72-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 08:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been “reduced to places where people go to die alone.” In separate remarks after a United Nations meeting on the crisis, the World Health Organization chief said everyone involved had underestimated the outbreak, which has now killed more than 1,500 people in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. U.N. offici...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583644722014-09-02T20:06:29.72-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T20:06:29.72-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364472@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:06:29 MDT Three Mormon missionaries die in two separate incidents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58328721-78/amp-thredgold-family-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58328721-78/amp-thredgold-family-mission.html.csp">Three Mormon missionaries die in two separate incidents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and michael mcfall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T18:24:55.054-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Springville • Connor Thredgold worked 20-hour shifts to pay for his Mormon mission to Taiwan, and by the time he got there, he was smiling bigger than his family ever saw. The 19-year-old was in the country for only about three months. He and another missionary, 24-year-old Yu Peng Xiong, were found dead Saturday in their Taipei apartment. Foul play is not suspected, church officials said. Another 19-year-old missionary from West Jordan, Nancy Ann Vea, also died Saturday. She was injured in an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58328721@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:24:55 MDT Ebola forces Peace Corps to pull out of West Africa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243881-68/ebola-liberia-volunteers-contact.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243881-68/ebola-liberia-volunteers-contact.html.csp">Ebola forces Peace Corps to pull out of West Africa</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monrovia, Liberia • The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a person who later died of the virus. Meanwhile, Liberia’s president ordered the nation’s schools to shut down and most civil servants to stay home as fears deepened over the virus that already has killed more th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582438812014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243881@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:50:49 MDT