I had not heard this news

This was in 2006. I did not hear this until Andrew Klavan made a joke about the film-makers who did the recent hagiographical biopic of Red mass-murderer Che Guevara making a film about a real hero, a man who died for his faith while fighting against evil, rather than, as Che, for it.

It seems that a Roman Catholic Priest from Italy, while at prayer,  was shot in the back by a sixteen-year-old Muslim boy, who shouted ‘Allah is Great’ during the gruesome and random murder. There is some suspicion (not mentioned in the articles below) that the Russian Mafia may have been behind the crime, since the father was known for opposing the white slavery/prostitution ring operating in Trebizon.

Time Magazine uses the news as an excuse to smear boogers of blame on the Pope: