Sunday Mass Aug. 11 at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Guatemala City included prayers for the two candidates running in that day's runoff election and the country's outgoing president.
The increased enforcement has put Catholic-run shelters in the crosshairs of a Mexican administration anxious to show the United States it's keeping up its end of the bargain.
The Franciscan-run migrant shelter La 72 has welcomed a steady stream of migrants since opening its doors in 2011. It has also endured a steady stream of harassment — from politicians and police officers, immigration officials and even organized crime.
A priest in Mexico City has been arrested for murder barely a week after he celebrated a funeral Mass for the victim.