Tag: Honduras

Religious sister publicly thanked by Pope Francis to be part of immigration panel

Religious sister publicly thanked by Pope Francis to be part of immigration panel

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A sister from Texas who was publicly thanked by Pope Francis in 2015 for her immigration work will appear on a panel discussing immigration April 9 at Pax Christi in Eden Prairie.

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Catholic groups ask for humane treatment of migrants heading for border

Catholic groups ask for humane treatment of migrants heading for border

| Rhina Guidos | October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a group from Central America heads to the border between the U.S. and Mexico, the Trump administration is said to be getting ready to send troops to meet them and Catholic groups are asking that the migrants be treated humanely.

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For Hondurans, staying home more perilous than taking the migrant path

For Hondurans, staying home more perilous than taking the migrant path

| David Agren | August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Maria’s nightmare started with gang members demanding that her husband pay a “war tax” — a euphemism for extortion — on a cargo truck he owned. He always paid the $250, but gangsters killed him anyway, bursting into their San Pedro Sula home two years ago and dragging him away. His body was found shortly after, with signs of torture and six gunshot wounds to the head.

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After investigation, pope accepts resignation of Honduran bishop

After investigation, pope accepts resignation of Honduran bishop

| Carol Glatz | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

After an investigation into alleged irregularities in the Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of 57-year-old Auxiliary Bishop Juan Jose Pineda Fasquelle.

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Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

| Cody Weddle | May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

On a recent Sunday morning, Anderson Cedeno, 32, lifted his hands to the sky like the thousands around him, singing along to the lyrics projected on three massive screens overhead.

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Mexican government stops caravan of migrants after critical Trump tweets

Mexican government stops caravan of migrants after critical Trump tweets

| David Agren | April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

A caravan of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico was stopped after its push to the U.S. border set off a barrage of criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Church calls for calm in Honduras as election results are delayed

Church calls for calm in Honduras as election results are delayed

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders are calling for calm in Honduras as an unexpectedly close election careens toward a contentious outcome.

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Bishops’ migration chairman asks for extension of immigration status

Bishops’ migration chairman asks for extension of immigration status

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said some migrants from Honduras and El Salvador cannot safely return to their home countries in the near future and should have a special immigration permit extended.

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