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".

AMDG

7 comments:

Prayerful said...

Prayers for the priest.

John F. Kennedy said...

Any description of the attacker?

Anonymous said...

Was he a known abuser?

JBQ said...

This is only the beginning. The devil is loose at noon in the direct sunlight. This is a direct assault on organized religion. Isn't that what Bergoglio intended?

Anon said...

The kathnet link is now functioning.

Peter W said...

I keep getting a 404 warning popping up when I click on the kath.net link.

Kathleen1031 said...

Evil has been entirely unleashed. God help this poor priest and especially all innocent children, who are targeted so often by Satan.

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