Bishop Daniel Flores of of Brownsville, Texas, addresses a crowd of nearly 500 people gathered Sept. 24 in Las Milpas to help introduce the "parish identification strategy." The program provides photo ID cards to parishioners issued by individual parishes or organizations that local law enforcement and city officials said they will accept as valid identification. The cards cannot be used as a driver's license or in place of a government ID. (CNS/The Valley Catholic/Paul Binz)