On the12th of June, a Mexican priest lost his life in a shooting between two cartels. He was serving in the region of Zacatecas
Maoist guerrillas killed sixteen villagers in Peru.
In a shocking act of religious hatred, a number of ‘extremist’ Evangelical youths have trashed a Catholic church in Brazil.
"Now I hope, please understand, that I just want to give my child the chance to live,” he told AM 1020 radio.
The remaining seven of the 10 Catholic leaders kidnapped in Haiti on April 11 have been released and are in good health.
On the 22nd of April, arsonists even shot at the volunteer firefighters who came to extinguish the fire.
The international congress will take place on the 1st of May
Nadia de Munari, a 50-year-old Italian lay missionary in Peru, died after being attacked in her residence.
Ten martyrs, among them a twelve-year-old boy, were beatified on the 23rd April, in Guatemala.
The Constitutional Court of Colombia had previously ruled in a separate case that Nieto's words were "constitutionally protected".