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Pope names five new cardinals, including auxiliary bishop from El Salvador.

 05/22/2017 - 06:13
Pope Francis leads the Regina Caeli prayer from the window of his office in Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City, May 21, 2017. EPA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI
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Gregorio Rosa Chávez is a Roman Catholic prelate, the auxiliary bishop of San Salvador  and a close collaborator of  Archbishop Oscar Romero, murdered in 1980 while he was saying Mass.

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Pope Francis leads the Regina Caeli prayer from the window of his office in Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City, May 21, 2017. EPA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI

[OP-ED] Put Down the Drink and pick up a Book!

 05/05/2017 - 19:37
Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary leader who is called the father of Mexican independence
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More emphasis is placed on the financial bottom line instead of the cultural and historical meaning of the holiday

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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary leader who is called the father of Mexican independence

Venezuela Protests: Students Take the Lead

 05/05/2017 - 02:10
A protester is injured as anti-government demonstrators clash with police in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 May 2017. Members of the Bolivarian National Guard dispersed a student demonstration at the Universidad Central de Venezuela when the protesters tried to make their way to the Interior and Justice Ministry facilities, in downtown Caracas. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

University students in Venezuela were the main protagonists of new protests against the Venezuelan security forces on Thursday, while the government of President Nicolas Maduro continued with his plan to rewrite the nation"s constitution.

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A protester is injured as anti-government demonstrators clash with police in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 May 2017. Members of the Bolivarian National Guard dispersed a student demonstration at the Universidad Central de Venezuela when the protesters tried to make their way to the Interior and Justice Ministry facilities, in downtown Caracas. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Hispanist and historian Michael Gannon dies at 89

 04/13/2017 - 04:42
Photo provided by the University of Florida (UF) showing then Catholic priest Michael Gannon (2R), trying to mediate between police and students during a violent protest in Gainesville, Florida, United States on May 1972. EFE/UF
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 Michael Gannon, a renowned historian and Hispanist who specialized in Florida history and the state"s Spanish colonial period, has died, the University of Florida said Wednesday. He was 89.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:30am
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Photo provided by the University of Florida (UF) showing then Catholic priest Michael Gannon (2R), trying to mediate between police and students during a violent protest in Gainesville, Florida, United States on May 1972. EFE/UF

Deadline nears for contestants in Trump’s border wall ‘pageant’

 03/30/2017 - 03:42
The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

Philly Grows Into Its Anarchist Shoe

 03/29/2017 - 09:18
Wooden Shoe es una librería que encierra una atmósfera distinta a la de otros establecimientos dedicados a la venta de libros, aquí el enfoque es colaborativo y político. La librería está ubicada en el 704 South Street.  Foto Archivo Particular.
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Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Wooden Shoe is a library that contains an atmosphere different from other establishments dedicated to the sale of books, here the approach is collaborative and political. The bookstore is located at 704 South Street. Photo: Mónica Marie Zorrilla.

Only traitors will help build wall, says Catholic Church in Mexico

 03/27/2017 - 05:34
A man on the United States talks to a relative on the Mexican side through the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. The park is the most southwest point in the United States. EFE/JASON SZENES
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Mexicans who help build U.S. President Donald Trump's planned border wall would be acting immorally and should be deemed traitors, the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico said

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:15am
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A man on the United States talks to a relative on the Mexican side through the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. The park is the most southwest point in the United States. EFE/JASON SZENES

[OP-ED]: Trump’s Latino enablers will be neither forgiven nor forgotten

 03/24/2017 - 09:24
Durante la campaña, Trump trató a la mayor minoría de Estados Unidos como a una piñata a la que aporrearía para entretener a los electores blancos. EFE
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Latinos are much like the Irish. Both came to America as down-on-their-luck Catholic immigrants from failing countries only to be despised when they got here.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 8:30am
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During the campaign, Trump treated America’s largest minority like a pinata that he’d smack to entertain white voters. EFE

La apertura de los Relevos de Penn en Filadelfia marcan el inicio anual de una tradición llena de cultura caribeña

 04/25/2017 - 14:32
La ciudad se prepara para la Reunión Anual de Selección de Jugadores de la NFL y para los Relevos de Penn

Penn Relays Kick off in Philly marks Annual Start of tradition steep in Carribean culture

 04/25/2017 - 10:25
The city is gearing up for the Penn Relays and NFL Draft.
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There's a sports event taking over the city and it's not the NFL draft.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:30pm
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The city is gearing up for the Penn Relays and NFL Draft.

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