CNA Newsroom, Feb 16, 2023 / 08:00 am
The Diocese of La Rioja in Argentina and the family of Blessed Wenceslao Pedernera, one of the four Martyrs of Rioja, announced that they will be plaintiffs in the case involving Pedernera’s murder in a trial for crimes against humanity perpetrated by the 1976-1983 military dictatorship in the country.
An armed forces officer is named as the intellectual author of the crime.
The public oral hearings to establish the facts concerning the crime that took place July 25, 1976, will begin March 10.
The hearings will take place in the chamber of the Federal Court of La Rioja, presided by Judge José Camilo Quiroga Uriburu, who will be joined by judges Mario Martínez and Juan Carlos Raynaga.