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  • In Puebla, Mexico, where churches don’t stand, people still pray

    In Puebla, Mexico, where churches don’t stand, people still pray

    In San Pedro Cholula and in the entire state of Puebla, Mexico, people go out of their way to pray and worship, even though most of the churches have suffered earthquake damage. For the most part, congregants look for small chapels in which to gather. Sometimes, however, Mass is celebrated in schools or outside of the church, as in the town of San Cristobal Tepontla. The lack of safe worship spaces does not deter residents from seeking God and helping earthquake victims.

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  • Volunteers attacked delivering quake aid in southern Mexico

    Volunteers attacked delivering quake aid in southern Mexico

    One person was shot, another was beaten and a woman was raped when a group of young people carrying earthquake relief supplies was attacked by an armed group in Oaxaca, Mexico. Carlos Arvizú, administrator of the Papa Francisco Pro Felicitas foundation, said the government is not doing enough to protect people trying to provide humanitarian aid to the victims of the September 7 and 23 earthquakes.

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  • Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptism

    Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptism

    Among the victims of a magnitude 7.1 quake in Mexico were 11 members of a family attending a baptism in the center of the country. The earthquake was centered in Puebla state, where it killed more than 40 people. Across Mexico it killed more than 200 people. Pope Francis expressed his closeness and prayers to the Mexican people during his general audience on Wednesday.

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