Luigi Locati

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Luigi Locati (July 23, 1928 – July 14, 2005) was an Italian Catholic missionary and bishop. He was shot to death at the pastoral center of Isiolo, Kenya. Two priests Cyril Mukuchia and Peter Malley Guyo Wako were arrested in connection to his murder.[1]

Born in the village Vinzaglio in northern Italy, he was ordained as priest on June 29, 1952. In the 1960s he came to Kenya as a missionary and worked as a parish priest in Isiolo. On December 15, 1995, he was appointed as vicar apostolic of the newly created Vicariate Apostolic of Isiolo, Kenya, and titular bishop of Zica (it).[2]


  1. ^ Lawler, Phil (July 21, 2005). "Kenyan priests arrested in bishop's death". Retrieved 2008-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Bishop Luigi Locati". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2017-05-23.