(News) — The Order of the Jesuits of Mexico informed this Wednesday through a announcement the murder of fray Javier García Villafaña, parish priest of Capacho, Michoacán, belonging to the Order of San Agustín and the archdiocese of Morelia, Mexico.
The Jesuits added in their statement that the parish priest of Capacho would have been killed on May 21, on the road between Cuitzeo and Huandacareo as he was on his way to celebrate mass.
Los #jesuits We stand in solidarity with the Order of San Agustín and the Archdiocese of Morelia, for the murder of Fray Javier García Villafaña, parish priest of Capacho, #Michoacan. We condemn this unfortunate event and demand that the authorities investigate the case in a manner… pic.twitter.com/87MGri80hv
— Company of Jesus in Mexico (@Jesuitas_Mexico) May 24, 2023
So far the authorities have not ruled on the murder of the priest.
— Karina Manciel contributed to this report.
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