The Hounds of Rome - Mystery of a Fugitive Priest

The Hounds of Rome - Mystery of a Fugitive Priest

Tom Clancy


Father Steve Murphy, a Roman Catholic priest, pastor of a parish in an prosperous suburb of Washington, DC, respected through his parishioners, believes he's approximately to be increased to Monsignor. yet, suddenly, he's transferred with out clarification to a brief college instructing submit. presently after, he's ordered to a prison-like correctional monastery deep within the Sonora wasteland of Arizona. Murphy understands that he has been a religious priest and is questioned and offended that he has been thrown in with the derelicts of the Catholic clergy. on the monastery, he reveals that he has been solid one of the pedophiles, alcoholics, embezzlers and different severe offenders who the church hierarchy is pressuring to renounce or be defrocked. confident that God wishes him to proceed his ministry, he escapes. Murphy is now a fugitive, pursued by means of clergymen from the monastery who're little greater than thugs with others to "do no matter what it takes" to forestall him and go back him to the monastery, or perhaps kill him, if worthy. Why, Steve Murphy asks himself, is his church doing this to him?

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