Fifth Mass-goer Has Died

Heleno Severo Alves, 84, died on November 12 after he was shot a day earlier in the Cathedral of Campinas, Brazil.

A gunman had opened fire at the faithful who were assisting Mass. Police responded very quickly to the attack. The gunman was hit in the side by police, before shooting himself into his head.

The criminal was identified as Fernando Gandolfo Euler, 49, a systems analyst with psychological problems. He killed five male faithful and wounded other three.


The answer to anyone who talks about the surplus population is to ask him whether he is the surplus population, or if he is not, how he knows he is not. That is the answer which the Spirit of Christmas gives to Scrooge