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Statement on Very Rev. Esequiel Sanchez, Director of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

July 31, 2018

The Archdiocese of Chicago has learned that Very Rev. Esequiel Sanchez, director of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, was onboard an Aeromexico flight that crashed in Mexico’s state of Durango on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. He sustained some injuries but we are grateful to learn he is alert and resting. We pray for Fr. Sanchez and everyone affected by this plane crash.  

For the Spanish version of the statement, please click here.