Tag: Mexico

Supreme Court declines request to stop border wall construction

Supreme Court declines request to stop border wall construction

| Carol Zimmermann | August 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a 5-4 vote July 31, the Supreme Court gave the go-ahead for construction to continue on portions of the Trump administration’s border wall with Mexico by declining to take up requests from environmental groups to stop the work.

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Refugees at outreach center share hardships experienced during pandemic

Refugees at outreach center share hardships experienced during pandemic

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

More than a dozen men, women and children provided a glimpse into the desperate living conditions they endure in Nogales, Mexico, while the world struggles with COVID-19.

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Vatican sends abuse experts to Mexico to help Church in safeguarding

Vatican sends abuse experts to Mexico to help Church in safeguarding

| Carol Glatz | March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

After receiving a request from Mexico’s bishops for assistance in handling cases of the abuse of minors, the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is sending its top abuse investigator to Mexico.

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Totino-Grace students give and receive through service immersion trips

Totino-Grace students give and receive through service immersion trips

| Debbie Musser | February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Rio Grande River canal, near the Santa Fe Bridge, is where El Paso, Texas, meets Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. This is the site of an annual border Mass, bringing together those on both sides of the border to share in the Eucharist.

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Pope expels from priesthood Argentine founder of religious institute

Pope expels from priesthood Argentine founder of religious institute

| Junno Arocho Esteves | February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis expelled from the priesthood the founder of Miles Christi, a religious institute based in Argentina, after he was found guilty of sexual and physical abuse.

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Three new dioceses carved out of Archdiocese of Mexico

Three new dioceses carved out of Archdiocese of Mexico

| David Agren | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Three new dioceses have been carved out of the Archdiocese of Mexico, a move Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes of Mexico City said will bring pastors “closer to the all the inhabitants.”

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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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