On Sunday morning June 7th Fr. Severin Leitner, the Regional Assistant and council member of Fr. General for Central and Eastern Europe, passed away while trekking on the Gran Sasso mountains in Aquila, Italy.
According to different media, he was with a younger priest on the road while reaching a height of 2800 meters, he slipped on a snowfield, plunged over a cliff and felt down 400 meters.
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