- Jun 5, 2020
The Mexican bishops’ conference questioned the details of a deal in which Mexico will strengthen security along its southern border with Guatemala and impede the path of migrants fleeing poverty, violence and food insecurity.
Tensions were high in Pacaraima, Brazil, and Santa Elena, Venezuela, with the announcement by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that he had closed the border between the two countries.
“It’s a complex problem, you don’t solve this overnight,” said Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of the border crisis. “There are a whole series of issues that are involved in this.”
Mexican and American bishops criticize President Donald Trump’s decision to militarize the U.S.-Mexico border.
EL PASO, Texas — Eight U.S. citizens caught glimpses of hope and inequity during a week spent along the U.S.-Mexico border. “You can learn things in books, but I’m one of those people who learn things by seeing them firsthand,” Mercy Sister Eileen Trainor, one of the participants from New
Women under 50 who have started their formation stage in a Catholic congregation met in early July for the meeting of Giving Voice, a network aimed at building a community among women religious and giving them a voice as well as advocating for a larger participation within society.