Showing posts with label Managua. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Managua. Show all posts

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Priest Hearing Confessions Attacked by Acid

On Wednesday, Vicar Mario Guevara, the vicar of the Cathedral of Managua, was assaulted by a 24-year-old woman who poured sulfuric acid on his face and over his body as he heard the confession in the cathedral

Managua (kath.net/Fides) On the afternoon of Wednesday,Vicar  Mario Guevara, the vicar of the Cathedral of Managua, aged 59, was attacked by a 24-year-old woman who dumped sulfuric acid in his face and over his body as he heard confessions in the cathedral. According to the archdiocese of Managua, the cathedral rector immediately sent injured pastor, Mario Guevara to the hospital for medical treatment. Although he has suffered severe burns, his condition seems to be stable. The woman was stopped by people who were in the church and she was then arrested by the police. The Archdiocese asks prayers for the health and full recovery of Pastor Mario Guevare and invites all the faithful to pray "for all our priests in the days leading up to the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary".

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