Borders Archives - Crux



  • Tensions grow along Venezuelan borders

    Tensions grow along Venezuelan borders

    • Feb 25, 2019

    Tensions were high along Venezuela’s borders after clashes protesting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s decision not to allow humanitarian aid into the country for millions of vulnerable citizens.

  • Racism denounced at Vatican-sponsored inequality conference

    Racism denounced at Vatican-sponsored inequality conference

    • Feb 18, 2017

    Bishop Shelton Fabre of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux in Louisiana said the church has whispered at times when “the church should have spoken boldly.” The conference in Modesto, CA opened without some who had planned to attend but changed their minds due to fear of the new climate in the U.S.

  • Vatican says the pope's words weren't a personal attack on Trump

    • Feb 19, 2016

    ROME — Reacting to widespread media coverage of a perceived war of words on Thursday between Pope Francis and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a Vatican spokesman on Friday insisted the pope’s comments — that someone who would build a border wall is not Christian — were not a personal

  • No, Internet, the Vatican is not a walled city

    No, Internet, the Vatican is not a walled city

    • Feb 19, 2016

    After this week’s kerfuffle between GOP frontrunner Donald Trump and Pope Francis about whether building border walls is a Christ-like act, Trump supporters and others gleefully proclaimed the pope a hypocrite because the Vatican itself is completely surrounded by a big wall. Except that it’s not. Here’s one popular photo making