Tag: Mexico

Sister Pimentel shares stories from the border with U.S. priests

Sister Pimentel shares stories from the border with U.S. priests

| July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

If Sister Norma Pimentel has said it once, she has said it dozens of times: She is “a U.S. citizen by chance.”

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U.S. bishops join pope reacting to photos of drowned migrant father, child

U.S. bishops join pope reacting to photos of drowned migrant father, child

| June 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Warning: A graphic photo accompanies this story

U.S. bishops joined Pope Francis in expressing sadness after seeing photos of the lifeless bodies of a migrant father and his daughter who drowned near the U.S. border with Mexico.

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As immigration deterrent, Trump threatens Mexico with tariffs

As immigration deterrent, Trump threatens Mexico with tariffs

| Rhina Guidos | June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico, whom his administration blames lately for an increasing number of immigrants at the southern U.S. border.

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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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With a mother’s heart, Mary raises up the abandoned, pope says at Mass

With a mother’s heart, Mary raises up the abandoned, pope says at Mass

| Junno Arocho Esteves | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just as she did hundreds of years ago from a small hill in Tepeyac, Mexico, Mary accompanies the downtrodden and the lowly like a mother caring for her children.

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Mexican bishops announce security protocols for priests, religious

Mexican bishops announce security protocols for priests, religious

| David Agren | June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mexico’s bishops have published security protocols, hoping to keep priests and religious safe — along with church property and shrines — as crime and violence increasingly impacts churchmen and consumes previously peaceful corners of the country.

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Pope advances sainthood cause for Mexican mother, Argentine martyrs

Pope advances sainthood cause for Mexican mother, Argentine martyrs

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis issued decrees advancing the sainthood cause of four candidates, including a widowed mother of nine from Mexico, who founded groups for laypeople as well as two religious congregations.

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Priest: Few at Mexico-U.S. border will have asylum claims accepted

Priest: Few at Mexico-U.S. border will have asylum claims accepted

| David Agren | May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The first members of the Central American caravan of migrants have been allowed to make asylum claims, but a Scalabrinian priest said “very, very few” have their applications accepted.

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Within days, two priests found dead in Mexico

Within days, two priests found dead in Mexico

| David Agren | April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yet another Mexican Catholic priest has been murdered in his parish — the second such lethal attack against clergy in the country in less than a week.

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Two Mexican priests killed in ambush

Two Mexican priests killed in ambush

| David Agren | February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two priests were gunned down as they returned from Candlemas celebrations in a corner of Mexico rife with drug cartel violence and increasingly lethal for prelates.

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Mexican, American bishops offer moral guidelines for NAFTA talks

Mexican, American bishops offer moral guidelines for NAFTA talks

| Dennis Sadowski | November 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

Mexican and American bishops called on negotiators working to overhaul a 23-year-old trade agreement to ensure that any changes keep the needs of poor people foremost.

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Child Martyrs of Tlaxcala recalled for their devotion to faith

Child Martyrs of Tlaxcala recalled for their devotion to faith

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blessed Cristobal was about 12 or 13 when he confronted his father in 1527 over drinking “pulque,” an alcoholic beverage made from fermented sap of agave plant.

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