AMERICA/MEXICO - A priest in Michoacan seriously wounded

Thursday, 30 July 2020 violence   priests  


Michoacan (Agenzia Fides) – Fr. Agustin Patiño was wounded with 15 stab wounds while he was in the parish house in Briseñas, Michoacan, by 3 criminals who entered with the intention to steal. According to an initial report by the local police, thieves entered the Del Refugio parish in the municipality of Briseñas on the afternoon of 28 July. Surprised by the priest, they attacked him violently. The priest is now struggling between life and death in the hospital in Uruapan. (CE) (Agenzia Fides, 30/7/2020)