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Salvatierra in Municipality of Salvatierra, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, May 5, 2018
1. Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
En el cuarto aniversario del fallecimiento del
Excmo. Y Revcmo. Señor Cardenal:
Don: Juan Jesus Posadas Ocampo
Como un homenaje postumo, a uno de los mas ilustres y preclaros salvaterrenses, Presidente Honorario de nuestra organizacion en el domicilio donde nacio el 10 de noviembre de 1926.
Comité para el Desarrollo Integral de Salvatierra, A.C.
Presidenta Aida Guerrero Torres
Salvatierra, Gto., Mayo 24 de 1997.

English translation:
In Memoriam
On the fourth anniversary of the death of
the Most Excellent and Reverend Cardinal:
Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo
As a posthumous tribute to one of the most illustrious and important citizens of Salvatierra, Honorary President of our organization at the address where he was born on November 10, 1926.
Committee for the Integral Development of Salvatierra
President Aida Guerrero Torres
Salvatierra, Guanajuato, May 24, 1997.

 
Erected 1997 by Comité para el Desarrollo Integral de Salvatierra, A.C.
 
Location. 20° 12.947′ N, 100° 52.884′ W. Marker is in Salvatierra, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Salvatierra. Marker is at the
Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 5, 2018
2. Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo Marker
The marker can be seen here to the right, with the "Juárez Portal" Marker seen to the left.
intersection of Calle Francisco I. Madero and Calle Benito Juárez, on the left when traveling east on Calle Francisco I. Madero. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salvatierra, Guanajuato 38900, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Portal Juárez (here, next to this marker); 175th Anniversary of the Beginning of Mexican Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Diocesan Shrine of Nuestra Señora de La Luz (within shouting distance of this marker); Federico Escobedo Tinoco (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Church and Former Convent of San Buenaventura (about 240 meters away); Bridge of Batanes (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); The Battle of the Bridge of Batan (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); José de Jesús del Valle (approx. 4.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salvatierra.
 
Regarding Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo. The marker fails to mention that Cardinal Posadas Ocampo and six other people were murdered in 1993 in the parking lot of the Guadalajara International Airport. The current official Mexican government version of the incident is that the Cardinal was confused by hitmen for narcotrafficker "El Chapo" Gúzman, their intended target. The Mexican Catholic Church has never agreed with this position and argues that the Cardinal may have
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3. Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo
been the intended target of the shooting. The case continues to be officially open.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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