David Agren
David Agren has covered Mexico since 2005 for Catholic News Service and publications including the Guardian, USA Today and Maclean's magazine.
Shoppers and commuters walk along a sidewalk in central Mexico City, on July 6, 2020. After three months of shutdown, officials allowed a partial reopening of the downtown commercial area last week, although COVID-19 cases continue to climb. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
David Agren
The Mexican president has made morality a pillar of his pandemic response, emphasizing clean living and moral rectitude in frequent messages to the nation.
Father Ferro visits with a parishioner in San Francisco, Colombia. Photo by David Agren.
David Agren
His work is increasingly to support what synod organizers call creating a more “Amazon-like” church. A more Amazon-like church incorporates the customs and sensibilities of the local population, like indigenous spirituality, and promotes new forms of evangelization.