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The Pope also extended his decree that allows SSPX priests to hear valid confessions

Fr Jose Luis Sanchez Ruiz was the third priest abducted in Veracruz since September – the other two were killed

The bodies of Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez and Fr Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz were found by a roadside outside the city of Poza Rica last month

St Jose Sanchez del Rio was canonised with six other new saints on Sunday

State prosecutors have suggested the men were involved in questionable behaviour shortly before their deaths

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 Pope wrote to Buenos Aires bishops about their proposed guidelines for priests following Amoris Laetitia

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin made the decision after allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour