Morelia, Mexico, Aug 27, 2018 / 14:20 pm
The Archdiocese of Morelia confirmed Saturday that the corpse of Fr. Miguel Gerardo Flores, who had disappeared for a week, had been discovered.
The Morelia archdiocese said Aug. 25 that the body of Fr. Flores, of the Missionaries of the Holy Family, was found in Nueva Italia, 100 miles southwest of Morelia in Mexico's Michoacan state.
The clerics of the archdiocese "join together in their sorrow and express our condolences to the Missionaries of the Holy Family," according to the statement.
"May Our Lady of Health intercede for our brother priest, console his mom, siblings, friends and the entire Missionaries of the Holy Family community," the archdiocese stated.