() — The Order of the Jesuits of Mexico informed this Wednesday through a release 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 Capacho parish priest was murdered on May 21, on the road between Cuitzeo and Huandacareo when he was on his way to celebrate mass.
📍The #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.