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Fr Jose Alfredo Lopez Guillen is thought to be the 31st priest killed in the country since 2006

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The kidnapping came just a day after two other clergymen were found murdered

Parishioners reject claims Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez and Fr Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz had been drinking with their killers

Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez Juarez and Fr Jose Alfredo Juarez de la Cruz were dragged at gunpoint out of a church in Poza Rica

Dozens of priests have either died or vanished without trace in the country in the past 25 years

The country’s president is seeking to make changes to the constitution in favour of same-sex marriage

An analysis of Pena Nieto’s thesis found 29 per cent of the material had been plagiarised

Mudslides in eastern Mexico have left at least 40 people dead and dozens of settlements cut off

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