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Suspect arrested in connection with murder of Jesuit priest in Peru

Suspect arrested in connection with murder of Jesuit priest in Peru

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Peruvian National Police arrested a suspect in connection with the death of Jesuit Father Carlos Riudavets.

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At Peruvian Marian celebration, pope urges end to violence against women

At Peruvian Marian celebration, pope urges end to violence against women

| Barbara J. Fraser | January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Praying before a beloved statue of Mary in the northern city of Trujillo, Pope Francis acknowledged the deep faith of Peruvians but also acknowledged the serious problem of violence against women.

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Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip

Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip

| January 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Love was literally in the air as Pope Francis performed an impromptu wedding ceremony at 36,000 feet aboard his flight in Chile.

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St. Rita sends delegation to Peru for martyrs’ beatification

St. Rita sends delegation to Peru for martyrs’ beatification

| December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 1991, a guerrilla group killed missionary priests Friar Miguel Tomaszek and Friar Zbigniew Strzalkowski, both Conventual Franciscans, and Father Alessandro Dordi, who were serving the Diocese of Chimbote, Peru. A fledgling Catholic community in Chimbote took the name Los Santos Martires — the Holy Martyrs — in their honor, and later developed a relationship with St. Rita’s parish.

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