Crime and Violence

Drug Violence Kills a Priest and Two Seminarians in Guerrero

The Archbishop of Acapulco, Felipe Aguirre Franco,  reported that a priest and two seminarians were shot in the Tierra Caliente region. The men were shot while traveling in a car in route to a parish function.

In a press conference Archbishp Franso stated that he considered the presence of the Mexican military on the streets essential in the fight against drug trafficking cartels.

Ortiz, Carlos. “Ejecutaron a sacerdote y dos seminaristas en GuerreroEl Mexicano June 15, 2009.

Un cura y dos seminaristas, entre los 33 asesinados durante sábado y domingoLa Jornada June 15, 2009.

Aguilar, Rolando. “Se reunen obispos de Guerrero tras muerte de religiososExcelsior June 15, 2009.

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