Priest of the vicariate of Rome. Missionary to Turkey in the Fidei Donum program. Murdered in church, reportedly as an anti-Christian attack. Preliminary work is underway on his Cause for Canonization has been introduced, and an examination into his possible martyrdom.
- shot from behind with a 9mm handgun on 5 February 2006 while kneeling in prayer in the Santa Maria Church in Trabzon, Turkey
- he was killed by Oguzhan Akdin who was 16 years old at the time and claimed to have been influenced by anti-Christian propaganda and the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoon controversy
- if you have information relevant to the Cause of Father Andrea, contact
Associazione Don Andrea Santoro
Viale delle Provincie, 47
00162 Roma, ITALY
- “Father Andrea Santoro”. . Saints.SQPN.com. 11 August 2010. Web. 18 May 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/father-andrea-santoro/>