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Honduran migrants near the Mexican border in Sonora State. Hundreds of Central American and Mexican migrants attempt to cross the US border daily.

Honduran migrants near the Mexican border in Sonora State. Hundreds of Central American and Mexican migrants attempt to cross the US border daily.

Tex/Mex border Bishops vow to build bridges rather than walls

15/02/2017 14:40

US and Mexican border Bishops have vowed to continue to follow the good example of Pope Francis and seek to construct bridges rather than the walls of exclusion and exploitation.Their promise came in a  joint statement released by Bishops of the border between Texas and Northern Mexico.

U.S.-Mexico border fence

A woman looks through the border fence separating San Diego, California, from Tijuana, Mexico

Anti-migrant legislation is "deporting the heart of America"

02/02/2017 16:52

American theologian Father Dan Groody, C.S.C. believes that building walls and banning immigrants means “deporting the heart of America” and “letting the politics of fear rule us”. 

An artist paints a part of a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana

An artist paints a part of a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana

Mexico fights back

29/01/2017 18:53

Prominent Mexicans are urging the Government to prepare a robust response to the proposals of President Donald Trump, to hit back against plans to build a Border Wall and to tax Mexican goods to pay for it.  

Migrants walk along the train tracks in Sonora State, Mexico. Hundreds of Central American and Mexican migrants attempt to cross the US border daily.

Migrants walk along the train tracks in Sonora State, Mexico. Hundreds of Central American and Mexican migrants attempt to cross the US border daily.

Mexican Bishops call on US government to respect migrants

28/01/2017 15:20

Expressing pain and rejection for US President Donald Trumps’ decision to erect a wall on the US/Mexico border, the Catholic Bishops of Mexico have issued a statement in which they invite the US administration to respect migrants.

Pope Francis next to the US border before celebrating Mass at Ciudad Juarez in Mexico in February 2016

Pope Francis next to the US border before celebrating Mass at Ciudad Juarez in Mexico in February 2016

US Bishops decry Trump's orders to construct wall on border

26/01/2017 14:25

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a statement decrying President Trump’s orders to construct a wall at the US/Mexico border and to increase immigrant detention and deportation.

President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto during a television broadcast in Mexico City, Mexico, 25 January 2017.

President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto during a television broadcast in Mexico City, Mexico, 25 January 2017.

Mexico says it will not pay for border wall

26/01/2017 09:10

Mexico`s President has again condemned a Border Wall reiterating his country will never pay for it.  James Blears in Mexico says a major confrontation between the Presidents next Tuesday is on the cards, if neither moderate their rhetoric.

Pope Francis arrives at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday.

Pope Francis arrives at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday.

Pope Francis turns his thoughts to Mexico during Audience

28/09/2016 16:23

Pope Francis on Wednesday invited the people of Mexico to sing the ‘Guadalupana,’ a traditional hymn to Our Lady of Guadalupe, for the suffering of the nation’s people.

 

Mourners attend the funeral of slain Rev. Jose Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz, who was found bound and shot to death alongside another priest, in Veracruz

Mourners attend the funeral of slain Rev. Jose Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz, who was found bound and shot to death alongside another priest, in Veracruz state, Mexico

Body of third priest found in Mexico after abduction

26/09/2016 08:30

The body of a priest abducted in Mexico a week ago has been found, just hours after Pope Francis appealed for an end to drug-related violence in the country. He'd been shot dead at point blank range