In the North-Western part of Venezuela, in the state capital of Lara, killed a Catholic priest. This is the twentieth priest of the Catholic Church, who was killed this year in the world.
The priest josé garcía Escobar was mortally wounded by two shots from a pistol. The killer stole his car, and the priest died in hospital from his wounds.
Statistics of murders of Catholic clergy this year is that from January 2018, on average, every 10 days killed one priest. Most dangerous in this respect are the continents, America and Africa, where he died at 8 priests, three clerics killed in Asia, one in Europe, reports “Week” with reference to the publication of the Polish Catholics wiara.pl.