- Aug 12, 2020
A Polish-born priest was murdered in the Brazilian capital on Sep. 21, after he was attacked by robbers.
Bishop Charles Hammawa of Jalingo expressed shock at the killing of a priest who had been working for peace in eastern Nigeria.
A Catholic priest was stabbed to death in the northern Mexico border city of Matamoros, across from Brownsville, Texas, church officials said Friday.
Many took to social media to denounce the May 18 killing of a Salvadoran priest while urging authorities to look at the crime as a possible retaliation for Father Cecilio Perez Cruz’s criticism of the cutting of trees near the western town of Juayua.
Thousands attended the May 20 funeral of a Salvadoran priest found by his parishioners in what some presume is a gang killing.
Pope Francis expressed his closeness to and prayers for the victims of a shooting at a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, which claimed the lives of six people.