With a letter signed by the Bishop of the diocese of Merlo-Moreno, His Exc. Mgr. Fernando Carlos Maletti, was informed that Fr. Eduardo Farrell will be transferred from Sagrado Corazon parish, due to repeated threats.
It is a forced decision, which is based on the great concern of
the communities that suffer violence, also extremely serious, such as
the loss of human lives.
The Bishop also stressed the illicit drug trade in the neighborhoods,
which increases more and more among the young.
The Church, together with
other institutions, has long been involved in the prevention of drug
Mgr. Maletti said that "these pastoral tasks tend to clash
with the petty and obscure interests of those who only seek territorial
power and profit at any cost with illegal activities and suspicious
"Lately many people, believers and non, members and non-members of the
Church, have received clear signs that their actions and their preaching
bothered sectors that do not operate in accordance with the law.
"Although we publicly denounce this worrying situation, we reiterate our
commitment to continue as a Church to work with our brothers and
sisters who ask, with all reason and justice, their right to a dignified
life", ends the text also signed by the auxiliary Bishop and Vicar
general of the diocese.