Mexican bishop decries extortion attempts
Catholic World News - December 09, 2013
The bishop of Toluca, a city of 800,000 in south-central Mexico, denounced recent extortion attempts against the Church.
“We too are part of the people, and we as people also receive threats and attempts of extortion,” said Bishop Francisco Javier Chavolla Ramos in a statement sent to the Fides news agency. “We have faith and we do not fear other people’s wickedness. We must express our identity, we are different, and do not even need to leave everything in the hands of authorities.”
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 September expenses ($20,249 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!