1,000 priests threatened by Mexican drug gangs
July 02, 2009
The Mexican bishops’ conference has stated that 1,000 of the nation’s priests face “constant threats” from drug gangs, according to a Reuters report. Last month, a priest and two seminarians were slain by drug gangs near Acapulco.
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- Mexican gangs target outspoken priests in drug war (Reuters)
- Mexican clerics killed by gunmen; drug gangs suspected (CWN, June 16)
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