Martyrs of Bugobe – 31 October 1996

On October 31st, 1996, four Marist Brothers were killed in the refugee camp of Bugobe. They were Brothers Servando Mayor, 44 years old, Miguel Ángel Isla, 53, Fernando de la Fuente, 53 and Julio Rodríguez, 40.

Fernando de la Fuente de la Fuente – Julio Rodríguez Jorge – Miguel Angel Isla Lucio – Servando Mayor García

They chose to stay
Br. Benito Arbués

How it happened
Br. Benito Arbués

Articles in the press 
on the killing of the four brothers

Letter of Brother Spiridion Ndanga
Superior of the District of Rwanda

Experiencia de Dios de Miguel Ángel Isla

Bugobe et le Coeur qui a tant aimé les hommes
Fr̬re Albert Nzabpma̤oba Р2002

Images: Photos | Drawings by Borja Yagüe

FMS Message 21 (PDF: English | Español | Français | Português)

Muerte y Vida en el Infierno de los Grandes LagosPDF (5,3 MB)  WORD (4 MB)

Walking till the end of love… to die in Africa (PDF: English | Español | Français | Português)

Quotes – 2006
Anniversary – 10 years (In spanish)

Video – Playlist with some videos about the martyrs in Bugobe

Prayers, presentation and other resources

Exposición virtual: Un “chileno” marista en África

Audio in Spanish

25 years of the death of the Marist Brothers of Bugobe, 1996-2021

Bugobe 25 años

25 years – October 2021