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Lorenzo Ortiz, a Texas pastor who operates three immigrant shelters in Mexico, stayed in Mexico when the US and Mexican governments closed the border to all ‘nonessential’ travel at midnight on March 21 to curb the spread of COVID-19. […] Read More

A gunman who slaughtered 22 people in El Paso claimed in an online forum he wanted to stop a ‘Hispanic invasion.’ Anyone who would shoot our Mexican and other Latinx brothers and sisters would shoot into the heart of God. […] Read More

While many people migrate to the U.S. to flee gang violence, many others from indigenous communities in Mexico are fleeing poverty, a crushing and systemic problem rooted in decades of injustice and exploitation. […] Read More

Have you considered how a celebration like Cinco de Mayo could help you connect with this country’s largest ethnic minority? If you haven’t, you should. With its population reaching more than 56.6 million, the Hispanic community could be key to your organization’s outreach efforts. Reaching your Hispanic neighbors begins with understanding them. Cinco de Mayo, […] Read More

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI confirmed on Monday (Dec. 12) that he will travel to Cuba and Mexico next year. “Supported by divine Providence, I have the intention to make an apostolic trip to Mexico and Cuba before Easter,” he said at the end of his homily during a special Mass in St. Peter’s […] Read More

  The Baptist General Convention of Texas responded to the swine flu epidemic by postponing a state championship Bible drill. Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth e-mailed members asking them to stay home on Sunday if they had symptoms. Arkansas’ Ouachita Baptist University convened an ad hoc committee. The Southern Baptist Convention’s international missionary […] Read More

Try to imagine visiting the second largest city in the world with 28 million residents. Then think about that city in terms of a two-and-a-half hour flight from Dallas. I am talking about Mexico City. There are 1.9 million street children in Mexico City, 240,000 of whom are completely abandoned. The number of children roaming […] Read More

(BWA) Baptist World Aid has sent an initial sum of $10,000 to aid victims of flooding in Mexico.The floods, rising to as high as 19 feet, occurred last week when the GrijalvaRiver burst its banks in Tabasco in southern Mexico, and have displaced approximately 800,000 persons. “Because of the heavy rains and the flood, the […] Read More