Assault on Iran's Anglicans
Hardly had the Ayatullah Khomeini taken over Iran last February when Aristo Sayeh, the Anglican vicar in Shiraz, was found with his throat slit. The crime has not been solved.
Last summer Muslim authorities seized an Anglican hospital and a school for blind children in Isfahan. Ever since then they have been intimidating churchmen to lead them to a supposedly missing cache of money.
One night last October, two gunmen burst into the Isfahan bedroom of Anglican Bishop Hassan Barnaba Dehqani-Tafti and his British-born wife Margaret, spraying them with automatic-pistol...