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Movie review: A new documentary tells the story of the U.S.-Mexico drug trade through a women religious working with victims' families, a Texas rancher and a U.S. federal agent.
Pope Francis is exploring a visit to the border city of Ciudad Juarez, where a drug cartel battle during the past decade cost over 10,000 lives in a four-year period.
Pope Francis will visit Mexico for the first time Feb. 12, 2016, said Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City during a homily Nov. 1.
Mexico is mopping up after Hurricane Patricia hit its Pacific Coast with Category 5 strength, but left surprising little damage and few deaths, given the severity of the storm.
An official with Caritas Mexico, the church's charitable arm, says the storm left a mess in parts of the dioceses serving the western states of Colima, Jalisco and Nayarit with flooding and property damage, but mostly impacted small settlements and rural areas -- which were being provided with assistance from parishes diocesan collections.
The Mexican bishops' conference and the Vatican have confirmed Pope Francis will visit Mexico in 2016, marking his first trip to this heavily Catholic country in throes of unrest over unresolved issues such as violence, crime and corruption.
Parents and classmates of missing students are seeking the intervention of Pope Francis, whose Philadelphia trip coincides with the anniversary of attacks that killed six and left 43 missing.
Donald Trump’s proposals on immigration action are racist. He is calling, for example, for the elimination or the revision of the Fourteenth Amendment that provides U.S. citizenship to anyone born in the United States. This amendment was intended to confer citizenship on the emancipated African American slaves. Trump is aiming his attack on the amendment, however, on the U.S.-born children of undocumented Latino immigrants.
One bishop reportedly shielded a priest accused of sexually molesting an 11-year-old boy, and the other spent $600,000 on renovations to his home and offices.
In a lecture, Bishop Daniel Flores wove together theology, personal stories of people in immigration continuum and philosophical perspectives of several novelists.