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looking at a churched through gates with caution tape tied around them
Politics & SocietyNews
Fabiola Sanchez - Associated Press
Priests remain at a parish in remote northern Mexico even as the suspected killer of two other Jesuits is on the loose and continues to allegedly lead a local drug gang.
Politics & SocietyNews
Michael J. O’Loughlin
A group of U.S. House representatives wrote to President Biden this week, urging his administration to work with the Mexican government in apprehending the murderer of Fathers Javier Campos and Joaquin Mora.
Two women stand with hands clasped in prayer in the foremost pew of a church
Associated Press - AP
"Today we are remembering the priests, the journalists, the social activists and the young people who have died violently," Fr. Jorge Atilano González told his congregation.
A Mexican soldier patrols outside the Church in Cerocahui, Mexico, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
Politics & SocietyNews
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sources
The bishops’ statement followed the slayings of two Jesuits and a person they were protecting in their parish—a crime attributed to a local crime boss in a part of the country dominated by drug cartels.
FaithFaith and Reason
Rafael Luévano
No Latin American country is more dangerous for Roman Catholic priests than Mexico. The murder of men and women in pastoral ministries—particularly Roman Catholic priests—has become part of daily life.
Women fill a section of stands at the Fairplex fairgrounds on Feb. 14, 2020, during the third and final day of La Luz del Mundo’s Holy Supper ceremony in Pomona, California. RNS photo by Alejandra Molina
Alejandra Molina - Religion News Service
Following the imprisonment of the leader of La Luz Del Mundo, a Christian denomination in Mexico, for sexual abuse, denominational leadership reiterated its support for Naasón Joaquín García.