Priest murdered in Nicaragua, served in California parish
Catholic World News - April 09, 2014
A Nicaraguan priest who ministered in California from 2008 to 2011 was murdered at his parish in Nicaragua.
Father Juan Francisco Blandón Meza, 42, was speaking with a woman who had come to him for guidance. Her husband then shot both of them before killing himself.
“Father Juan Francisco was killed due to the man’s psychological instability,” said Bishop Carlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez of Jinotego, according to a Fides report.
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 July expenses ($8,458 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!