Mexican priests defy extortion effort
Catholic World News - October 30, 2013
Threatening to kidnap priests’ relatives, criminal gangs have attempted to extort money from three priests in Aguascalientes and priests in at least seven other Mexican states, the Fides news agency reported.
Bishop José María de la Torre Martín of Aguascalientes, which is located in central Mexico, told Fides that the priests have ignored the threats.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($14,880 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!