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Priest in Mexico Shot and Wounded

Courtesy photoFather Felipe Vélez Jiménez, the pastor of St. Gerard Maria Majella parish in the town of Iguala, was shot in the cheekbone right while driving his vehicle in Chilapa county, in the State of Guerrero, on July 28, 2022.

According to official figures, from Jan. 1 to July 28, 2022, 15,232 homicides have been committed in Mexico.