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David Agren

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Mexican bishops pledge to help southern Oaxaca after quake

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Mexico’s bishops pledged to help the people affected by an earthquake in southern Oaxaca state that left at least five dead. “We put ourselves under the […]

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US brother beatified on fields of Guatemalan school he served

HUEHUETENANGO, Guatemala (CNS) — Christian Brother James Miller taught students and served as a vice principal at the La Sallian Christian Brothers school in this impoverished pocket of rural Guatemala. […]

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Catholic migrant advocates have mixed reaction to border events

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — The chaotic scene in Tijuana Nov. 25 — when migrants, including women and children, were repelled from the U.S. border with tear gas — prompted the […]

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Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — The Argentine Senate voted against a bill that would have decriminalized abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Senators voted 38-31 against the measure early […]

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Life in Central America so bad that migrants willing to risk trek to U.S.

GUADALUPE, Mexico (CNS) — Honduran migrant Selvin Meza Garcia did not want to work as a “tax collector.” Gangs in the Central American country collect “war taxes” — a euphemism […]

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Mexican bishops look to Colombians for help fighting drug violence

By David Agren  MEXICO CITY (CNS) — At a press conference earlier this year, Archbishop Hector Gonzalez Martinez of Durango had planned to denounce extortion attempts against priests in his […]