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Latino Daily News

Thursday July 29, 2010

Priest Stabbed to Death in Oaxaca Mexico

Rev. Carlos Salvador Wotto (80) , a Roman Catholic priest was stabbed to death in his church in the city of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. Rev Wotto had been a parish priest at Nuestra Senora de las Nieves ( Our Lady of the Snow) for the past eight years.  The priest was found in his church office on Wednesday night , stabbed with his hands and feet bound. Authorities mention no motive in the stabbing death.

In Mexico, the average is one priest for every 5000 parishioners. Oaxaca however has a significant shortage of priests resulting in one priest for every 21,400 residents.


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