Rev. Fr Samran Anwar, parish priest of St Joseph’s parish Gujranwala in Pakistan has reportedly died of Coronavirus.
A post by “the Roman Catholic faith in Pakistan” sited by ADM revealed that the Priest succumbed to COVID-19 today counting him among the number of Catholic priests who have fallen prey to the virus.
The global pandemic has claimed the lives of at least 100 priests across continents.
In April, over 87 priests had died from coronavirus with IBeschi’s diocese of Bergamo alone seeing 25 diocesan priests dying after contracting COVID-19.
Africa reported the first bishop to have died from the virus in March 26, 2020.