Re: 700 years
- What a colorful way to go, and go we must!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "val2160" <wdenval@...> wrote:
> Priest Found at Sea SAO PAULO, Brazil (July 29) - DNA tests
> confirmed that a body found off the coast of Brazil is that of a priest
> who disappeared while flying over the Atlantic buoyed by hundreds of
> brightly colored party balloons, authorities said Tuesday. A Sad
> Ending [Roman Catholic priest Adelir Antonio de Carli, April 20]
> Renita Pelissari, Agencia O Globo / AP
> The body of Catholic priest Adelir Antonio de Carli, above right, was
> found off the coast of southeastern Brazil on Tuesday, police said. De
> Carli disappeared on April 20 after floating out over the ocean
> suspended by 1,000 party balloons.
> But the 41-year-old Roman Catholic priest soon lost contact with his
> ground team, and the cluster of yellow, orange, pink and white balloons
> was found in the water a day later. Tugboat workers discovered a body
> off Rio de Janeiro in early July that authorities believed belonged to
> the cleric. Medical examiner worker Rosane Alves said Tuesday that
> tests comparing DNA samples from de Carli's brother to the body
> confirmed their suspicions. The brother, Moacir de Carli, said the
> news came as a relief.
> [Roman Catholic priest Adelir Antonio de Carli suspended from balloons,
> April 20] AP
> De Carli was trying to break a 19-hour record for the most hours flying
> with balloons to raise money for a spiritual rest-stop for truckers.