Pope shocked by killing of Jesuit monks in Mexico

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Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the killing of two Jesuit monks and a lay particular person in Mexico, saying it was a surprising reminder of the extent of violence within the nation.

“So many killings in Mexico,” Francis mentioned on the finish of his common viewers for 1000’s of individuals in St. Peter’s Sq..

The state prosecutor’s workplace in Chihuahua, alongside the U.S. border, mentioned three folks had been killed within the city of Cerocahui after a person took refuge in a church to guard himself from an assault.

Two of the victims had been Jesuit monks, the identical non secular order to which the pope belongs.

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Pope Francis is helped by his aide Monsignor Leonardo Sapienza, left, as he walks with a cane to his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at The Vatican on June 1, 2022. Pope Francis added fuel to rumors about the future of his pontificate on Saturday by announcing he would visit the central Italian city of L'Aquila in August for a feast initiated by Pope Celestine V, one of the few pontiffs who resigned before Pope Benedict XVI stepped down in 2013. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

Pope Francis is helped by his aide Monsignor Leonardo Sapienza, left, as he walks with a cane to his weekly common viewers in St. Peter’s Sq. at The Vatican on June 1, 2022. Pope Francis added gasoline to rumors about the way forward for his hold forth on Saturday by asserting he would go to the central Italian metropolis of L’Aquila in August for a feast initiated by Pope Celestine V, one of many few pontiffs who resigned earlier than Pope Benedict XVI stepped down in 2013. (AP Photograph/Gregorio Borgia, File)
((AP Photograph/Gregorio Borgia, File))

“I also express my pain and shock over the killing in Mexico the day before yesterday of two religious brothers of mine, Jesuits, and one lay person,” Francis mentioned.

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“I am close in prayer and affection to the Catholic community hit by this tragedy. Once more I repeat that violence does not resolve problems but increases episodes of suffering,” he mentioned.

Pope Francis holds his homily during  a Mass on  the Solemnity of the Epiphany at St. Peter's Basilica on Jan. 6, 2022, in Vatican City, Vatican. 

Pope Francis holds his homily throughout  a Mass on  the Solemnity of the Epiphany at St. Peter’s Basilica on Jan. 6, 2022, in Vatican Metropolis, Vatican. 
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The our bodies of the three had been taken away by a gaggle of males behind a pickup truck, Luis Gerardo Moro, head of the Jesuits in Mexico, mentioned in a radio interview.

Cross necklace hanging in front of a window

Cross necklace hanging in entrance of a window
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The 2 monks labored on the church within the small city within the Sierra Tarahumara mountain chain, house to the Raramuri indigenous group and the positioning of accelerating cartel violence.

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