Tag: Guatemala

U.S. deporting Guatemalans has led to spread of COVID-19, report says

U.S. deporting Guatemalans has led to spread of COVID-19, report says

| Rhina Guidos | June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

A report by the Washington-based Refugees International organization charges U.S. immigration policy with helping the spread of the coronavirus in Guatemala, as federal agencies in the U.S. and Mexico have repatriated infected Guatemalans through deportations.

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Priest helping migrants, staff in Guatemala receive death threats

Priest helping migrants, staff in Guatemala receive death threats

| Rhina Guidos | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Catholic priest helping feed and shelter migrants in Central America has filed a complaint with Guatemalan authorities after he and his staff received death threats for providing humanitarian aid for the latest mass of migrants headed toward the United States.

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Everyday Heroes: Knight brings more than clean water to Guatemalans

Everyday Heroes: Knight brings more than clean water to Guatemalans

| Andrew Butler | December 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The only water available to the people in the mountain region of Santa Maria in Jalapa, Guatemala, was bacteria-infested.

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Blessed Miller kept ’28-hour days,’ helped indigenous Guatemalans

Blessed Miller kept ’28-hour days,’ helped indigenous Guatemalans

| David Agren | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Blessed James Miller used to wake daily at the crack of dawn. He taught and was vice principal at the local La Sallian school.

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Schools try to curb migration from Guatemala with little success

Schools try to curb migration from Guatemala with little success

| David Agren | August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Carlos Rene Osorio pitches parents in rural Guatemala on the value of keeping their kids in school, rather than migrating with them to the United States.

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Lifetime of fighting for human rights earns sister a place in history

Lifetime of fighting for human rights earns sister a place in history

| Doug Hovelson | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The award honors Sister Zachmann for her life commitment in support of peace and human rights — issues that she began publicly advocating for in the 1960s and ‘70s while working as a teacher at various parish schools within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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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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In martyr’s ministry, the Gospel of Jesus ‘trumped evil,’ says priest

In martyr’s ministry, the Gospel of Jesus ‘trumped evil,’ says priest

| Kate Blain | September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

To Father Thomas Connery, his old seminary classmate was “a big guy from a farming family” who loved music and worked hard.

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Magnitude 8.1 earthquake strikes off Pacific coast of Mexico, Guatemala

Magnitude 8.1 earthquake strikes off Pacific coast of Mexico, Guatemala

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck the Pacific coast of southern Mexico and Guatemala, causing buildings to collapse and tremors that rocked as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City.

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Trailer released for Father Rother documentary

Trailer released for Father Rother documentary

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has released a three-minute trailer to a forthcoming documentary on Father Stanley Rother, a U.S. priest who worked in Guatemala for 14 years until he was brutally murdered in 1981 and who will beatified in September.

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Archdiocese announces beatification date for Oklahoma priest

Archdiocese announces beatification date for Oklahoma priest

| Rhina Guidos | March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that one its native sons, Father Stanley Rother, a North American priest who worked in Guatemala and was brutally murdered there in 1981, will be beatified Sept. 23 in Oklahoma.

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Pope recognizes martyrdom of Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala

Pope recognizes martyrdom of Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States.

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