- Feb 24, 2021
Priests in El Salvador have called on the nation’s bishops to conduct their own investigation into the murder of a Salvadoran seminary rector.
On Friday, a priest was murdered in El Salvador. On Saturday, thousands mobilized in Argentina to mark the second international Day for Two Lives, a pro-life event. And on Sunday, the archdiocesan newspaper of Mexico City argued that the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t slowing down in the country because people are “selfish.”
A Catholic priest has been shot to death along a road in El Salvador and church authorities on Saturday called for investigation of the slaying.
An Indian court sentenced former sacristan Johny Vattaparamban, 54, to life imprisonment for the 2018 murder of the rector of popular St. Thomas Shrine at Malayattoor, in southern Kerala state.
On Feb. 1, an 18-year-old seminarian was found murdered in Nigeria, the latest in a string of attacks against Christians in Nigeria, who have been targeted by terrorist groups like Boko Haram.
A bishop in Cameroon’s troubled South West Region has called on separatist fighters to stop targeting and harassing local clergy.