AMERICA/MEXICO - The priest wounded on May 15 in Mexico’s city Metropolitan Cathedral has died

Thursday, 3 August 2017 human rights   missionaries killed   priests   evangelization   violence  

Mexico City (Agenzia Fides) - "On Wednesday, August 2, the medical director of the Intensive Care Unit of the National Institute of Medical Science (INCM) announced that Father José Miguel Machorro has a brain death situation, so one has to wait for the heart to stop beating", says a statement sent to Agenzia Fides by the Archdiocese of Mexico announcing the brain death of father Machorro.
The priest was a victim of an attack on May 15 at the end of the Mass celebration at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico (See Fides 16 and 19/05/2017).
Since then, Padre Machorro's conditions have worsened to the point that on August 1st had been urgently transferred to the National Institute of Medical Science (INCM). (CE) (Agenzia Fides, 03/08/2017)