Assassinated Catholic priests in Guatemala

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List of assassinated and forcibly disappeared Roman Catholic priests working in Guatemala.

Name Nationality Parish Date killed Notes
William Woods, MM American Maryknoll mission Ixcán 20 November 1976 Included in death list of the Guatemalan military. Killed in plane crash under suspicious circumstances.[1]
Eufemio Hermógenes López Coarchita Guatemalan Parish priest of San José Pinula 30 June 1978 Assassinated[2][3]
Conrado de la Cruz Concepción Filipino Parish priest of Tiquisate 1 May 1980 Abducted and disappeared[3][4]
Walter Voordeckers, CICM Belgian Parish priest of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa 12 May 1980 Assassinated[3][4][5]
José María Gran Cirera, MSC Spanish Parish priest of Chajul 4 June 1980 Assassinated[6][7][8][9]
Faustino Villanueva Villanueva, MSC Spanish Parish priest of Joyabaj 10 July 1980 Assassinated[7][8][9][10][11]
Juan Alonso Fernández, MSC Spanish Parish priest of Uspantán 13 February 1981 Assassinated[6][7][8][9][11]
Carlos Gálvez Galindo Guatemalan Parish priest of Tecpán 14 May 1981 Assassinated[3][12]
Tullio Marcello Maruzzo, OFM Italian Diocesan priest of Izabal 1 July 1981 Assassinated[13][14][15][16]
Stanley Francis Rother American Parish priest of Santiago Atitlán 28 July 1981 Assassinated[17][18][19][16][20][11]
Carlos Pérez Alonso, SJ Spanish Hospital chaplain 2 August 1981 Abducted and disappeared[6][8][9]
Carlos Ramiro Morales López, OP Guatemalan Parish priest of Rabinal 21 January 1982 Assassinated[3][6]
Augusto Rafael Ramírez Monasterio, OFM Guatemalan Parish priest of Antigua Guatemala 7 November 1983 Abducted and assassinated.[3][6][21][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edward T. and Donna Whitson Brett, The Bill Woods Story: Maryknoll Missionary in Guatemala. Maryknoll.
  2. ^ Comisión de Esclarecimiento Histórico (CEH) (1999). "Caso ilustrativo No. 101. Ejecución arbitraria del Padre Eufemio Hermógenes López Coarchita". Guatemala: Memoria del silencio (First ed.). Guatemala. ISBN 99922-54-00-9.
  3. ^ a b c d e f ODHAG. "Testigos de la fe por la paz Vidas ejemplares de la Iglesia Católica de Guatemala" (PDF). Oficina de Derechos Humanos del Arzobispado de Guatemala (ODHAG). Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  4. ^ a b Comisión de Esclarecimiento Histórico (CEH) (1999). "Caso ilustrativo no. 56. Ejecución del sacerdote Walter Voordeckers". Guatemala: Memoria del silencio (First ed.). Guatemala. ISBN 99922-54-00-9.
  5. ^ Ginger Thompson (November 21, 2005). "Mildewed Police Files May Hold Clues to Atrocities in Guatemala". NY Times. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  6. ^ a b c d e Comisión de Esclarecimiento Histórico (CEH) (1999). "La ruptura del tejido social". Guatemala: Memoria del silencio (First ed.). Guatemala. ISBN 99922-54-00-9.
  7. ^ a b c Harbour, Berna G. (29 March 2000). "Testimonios españoles de una tragedia". El País.
  8. ^ a b c d Pedraz, D. Santiago (22 November 2006). "Auto de extradicción, Juzgado Central de Instrucción Número uno de la Audiencia Nacional. Madrid" (PDF). Administración de Justicia, Madrid. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 June 2010. Retrieved 10 May 2010.
  9. ^ a b c d "QUERELLA DE RIGOBERTA MENCHU ANTE LA AUDIENCIA NACIONAL" (in Spanish). lasnoticiasmexico.com. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
  10. ^ Comisión de Esclarecimiento Histórico (CEH) (1999). "Caso ilustrativo No. 79 - La masacre en la embajada de España". Guatemala: Memoria del silencio (First ed.). Guatemala. ISBN 99922-54-00-9.
  11. ^ a b c "Los sacerdotes, testigos de la fe, en Guatemala" (in Spanish). iglesiacatolica.org. 4 August 2009. Retrieved 26 May 2010.
  12. ^ "Priests Shot To Death". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Google News. May 21, 1981. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  13. ^ Comisión de Esclarecimiento Histórico (CEH) (1999). "Las ejecuciones arbitrarias". Guatemala: Memoria del silencio (First ed.). Guatemala. ISBN 99922-54-00-9.
  14. ^ Frati Minori del Veneto e Friuli. "Padre Tullio Maruzzo, martire in Centro America". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  15. ^ Ufficio Diocesano per la Pastorale Missionaria - Vicenza. "Padre Tullio Marcello Maruzzo dei frati minori" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  16. ^ a b "Report On The Situation of Human Rights In The Republic Of Guatemala". Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. 13 October 1981. Retrieved 26 May 2010.
  17. ^ Comisión de Esclarecimiento Histórico (CEH) (1999). "Caso ilustrativo no. 12. Persecución de Católicos en Santiago Atitlán". Guatemala: Memoria del silencio (First ed.). Guatemala. ISBN 99922-54-00-9.
  18. ^ "Guatemala: Requiem for a Missionary". Time. August 10, 1981. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  19. ^ "Sainthood proposed for slain priest". Chicago Tribune. September 28, 2007. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  20. ^ "AROUND THE WORLD; 3 Seized in Guatemala In Slaying of U.S. Priest". NY Times. August 5, 1981. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  21. ^ Ana J. Morales Ramírez. 2005. Semblanza del "Mártir de la Caridad" Fray Augusto Ramírez Monasterio. Guatemala: Provincia Franciscana “Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de Centroamérica y Panamá”.
  22. ^ Gygax, Eduard (20 November 2007). "Aceptan abrir proceso para beatificar a guatemalteco". El Periódico. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011.