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  • Gómez: Deportations have to stop, and right now

    Gómez: Deportations have to stop, and right now

    Archbishop José Gómez of Los Angeles found himself close to tears on July 2 describing the impact on families of deportations of undocumented immigrants. “In the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, many times children don’t want to go to the Catholic schools because they think that their parents are not going to be home in the evening. They really suffer,” he said.

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  • Poverty, inequality in Latin America at unthinkable levels, pope says

    Poverty, inequality in Latin America at unthinkable levels, pope says

    Founded in 1966, the Italian-Latin American International Organization seeks to increase “economic, social, scientific, technological and cultural cooperation” between Latin American countries and Italy. Commemorating the organization’s 50th anniversary, Pope Francis said that to achieve the goal of promoting development and cooperation, the organization must first identify the potential of Latin American countries, who are “rich in history, culture, natural resources” and “good and caring” people.

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  • Following sixth journalist murder this year, Mexican bishops speak up

    Following sixth journalist murder this year, Mexican bishops speak up

    After six journalist were murdered in Mexico this year alone, the Mexican Bishops’ Conference offered their support and solidarity to all reporters in the region. Mexico is the third most deadly country in the world for journalists, according to the international journalist advocacy group, Reporters without Borders.

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