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Killing of Jesuit Priests In Mexico Shakes Nation Afflicted by Violence

MEXICO CITY—Hundreds of troopers scoured the pine-covered mountains of Mexico’s Sierra Tarahumara on the lookout for an area Sinaloa cartel boss accused of killing two aged Jesuit monks in a criminal offense that has despatched shock waves world wide.

The killings last Monday, which led Pope Francis, himself a Jesuit, to bemoan Mexico’s unrelenting violence, underscore how Mexican organized crime teams rule over big swaths of the nation’s territory.

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