Vatican official urges Mexican bishops to prioritize care for migrants

A Vatican official urged Mexican bishops to prioritize migrant ministries — even in dioceses without significant migrant flows — saying, "No diocese exists in Mexico that can avoid this call."

Jesuit provincials demand end to Nicaraguan harassment

Jesuit provincials have demanded that Nicaraguan authorities end a "campaign of slander and aggressions" against the Jesuit-run Central American University in Managua and its rector, Jesuit Father Jose Alberto Idiaquez, "as well as other institutions and people linked to the Society of Jesus in Nicaragua."

Guatemalan bishops' ministry: Bad idea to send asylum-seekers to jungle

The Guatemalan bishops' migrant ministry has rejected talk of the U.S. and Guatemalan governments sending asylum-seekers to a remote and rugged jungle region rife with drug cartel activities. The bishops said conditions there are not secure for Guatemalan citizens, much less migrants.

Bolivian bishops urge transparency amid signs of electoral fraud

Bolivia's bishops have called on electoral officials to "make transparent" the vote-counting process as protesters rioted in the