U.S. Priest Slain in Venezuela
The Venezuelan Attorney General’s Office said it is investigating the death of a U.S. Catholic priest whose body was found with stab wounds Thursday morning inside a parish house in the eastern state of Bolivar. The Rev. Esteban Woods, 68, of Vancouver, Washington, had been serving as a priest in Venezuela for eight years and was currently the pastor of the Holy Family Church of Puerto Ordaz, the AG office said in a communique.
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