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Faith News
Local officials project the statue in Zacatecas will cost $4.25 million
A Salvadoran father carries his son while running in Huehuetoca, Mexico, in June 2015 as they try to board a train heading to the U.S-Mexico border. (CNS photo/Edgard Garrido, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenOctober 12, 2017
Poverty and criminal violence are pushing hundreds of thousands of people northward while escalated deportations are tearing families apart in the United States.
Faith News
Blessed Cristobal, along with two other indigenous Tlaxcalteca youths, Blessed Antonio and Blessed Juan, will be canonized Oct. 15 at the Vatican
The Jojutla Municipal Palace, in Morelos State, was heavily damaged by last week’s earthquake in Mexico. (AP Photo/Carlos Rodriguez)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenSeptember 26, 2017
The government response in Mexico City has been swift, but surrounding towns devastated by last week's earthquake are frustrated by the slow arrival of aid.
Soldiers hold up closed fists motioning for silence during rescue efforts at the Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City, Mexico, on Sept. 21. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenSeptember 22, 2017
Reports of a girl trapped in the rubble of a collapsed school in Mexico City captured the world's attention, but the story was created by bad journalistic and government practices.
Rescue workers search for survivors in the debris of collapsed buildings Sept. 20 in Mexico City. The magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Sept. 19 to the southeast of the city, killing hundreds. (CNS photo/Jose Mendez, EPA)
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceSeptember 20, 2017
All the dioceses in Mexico were collecting food, water and other necessities for victims of the quakes and were seeking economic support from inside and outside the country.