Tag: Mexico

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    Since apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe first took place in 1531, she has been a companion throughout important events in Mexico’s national history, says Monsignor Jorge Antonio Palencia. “Our Lady has accompanied the nation across the foundation, through the independence movement, then through the revolution movement.” More

    November 21, 2014 | Comments

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    “The question for our government” says Lenni Benson, executive director and founder of the nonprofit Safe Passage Project, “will be, even if they have deportation orders, is it ethical and legal to remove a child to a country of origin if we aren’t assured that child will be safe upon return?” More

    October 24, 2014 | Comments

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    Finding out for the families of the missing what happened to border crossers who disappeared is “the sacred baseline” for her work, says anthropologist Robin Reineke, cofounder of the Missing Migrant Project at the Colibri Center for Human Rights in Tucson, Arizona. “Care of the dead is such a key part of the Catholic faith.” More

    September 19, 2014 | Comments

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    “It’s not like your typical disaster, where churches… clean up after a hurricane or a tornado,” says Kevin Eckstrom, editor-in-chief of Religion News Service. “This is much more complicated.” More

    July 25, 2014 | Comments

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    As thousands of unaccompanied migrant children cross the US-Mexico border, Americans are being challenged by how to respond. “This is what our Catholic faith calls us to do,” says John Andrews of the Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino County. But in Murrieta, California, Andrea Rockwood has a different perspective: “We need to fix our system before we can even help anybody. We can’t even help our own.” More

    July 18, 2014 | Comments

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    The Supreme Court is weighing the legal challenge to Arizona’s strict immigration law, and religious groups opposed to the law are appealing to language throughout the scriptures “to take care of the stranger,” says Catholic News Service staff writer Patricia Zapor. More

    April 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “The church in Mexico has been hurt by its hesitancy and its silence,” says Ruben Garcia, director of Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas. More

    March 26, 2010 | Comments

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    We have a story today about a born-again preacher in Juarez, Mexico who takes care of the poorest of the poor - unwanted, drug-addicted, mentally ill street people with no place to live.

    October 24, 2008 | Comments

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    We have a story today about other people wrestling with the notion of brotherly dwelling. They're Americans and Mexicans whose community is about to be bisected by the fence the government is building along the Rio Grande.

    May 9, 2008 | Comments

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    Part four of a four-part series: evangelicals on their common commitment to spreading their faith. Tens of thousands do so through traditional career missionary efforts overseas, but the vast majority of evangelicals say they do it in their everyday lives. More

    May 7, 2004 | Comments

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