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  • In violent hot spot, Washington parishioner finds hope of resurrection

    In violent hot spot, Washington parishioner finds hope of resurrection

    • Apr 16, 2017

    A parishioner of an upscale church in Georgetown has found a new home in El Salvador where she finds that the Stations of the Cross are a often a reality rather than a symbolic act on Easter. “Every week is Holy Week here,” because of the suffering, says Margie Legowski.

  • Consider Central American reality before deportations, report urges

    Consider Central American reality before deportations, report urges

    • Apr 9, 2017

    A new report from the International Crisis Group asks the United States not to institute mass deportations or harsh anti-migration measures without looking at which Latin American country people are being returned to and what the condition in each country is. It looks at the complexities of gang violence and the measures being used to fight it.

  • Catholic Church alleges smear campaign against slain priests

    Catholic Church alleges smear campaign against slain priests

    • Sep 26, 2016

    After three priests were slain in Mexico, Catholic officials in the country are alleging that the government is engaging in a smear campaign to cover its inability to rein in drug violence. Media reports suggests that two of the priests were seen drinking with their attackers, and the third was seen with a young boy.