They ask for help from Pope Francis to defend the mummies of Guanajuato capital

Guanajuato capital, Guanajuato.- The Vatican was alerted about the undignified treatment received by the Mummies of guanajuatodespite the fact that three of them show signs of having been parishioners of the Catholic Churchassured Dove Robles Lacayocouncilor of the City Council of capital Guanajuato.

By means of a letter, the official requested the intervention of the Pope Franciscodue to the exploitation suffered by 117 mummified corpses from the 19th century.

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This is due, he accused, to the economic interests of the municipal authorities, who intend to build a new museum in which the mummies will be treated as “hostesses”, he explained in the letter, which he sent to the holy Father in September 2021.

The letter explains that according to the “Instruction Ad resurgendum cum Christo on the burial of the deceased and the conservation of the ashes in case of cremation”, issued in 2016, the faithful departed are part of the Church and at least three Of the mummies, a rosary, a scapular, a wedding ring and the imprint of the Saint Benedict medal have been found.

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Despite this, they point out, the authorities of capital Guanajuato they have morbidly exhibited those who “surely perished with the hope of the resurrection”.

For this reason, Footman Oaks Y Marco Vinicio Herrera Ramoswho also signed the petition, requested that the Pope Francisco urge the municipal authorities to desist from the construction of the new Mummies Museum (MuMo) and that repudiates the commercial use of bodies

Monsignor L. Roberto Cona, advisor to the Secretary of Stateacknowledged receipt of the letter in February of this year.

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