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"Wall of backpacks" set up as immigrant exhibit in opposition to Trump

 03/23/2017 - 06:11
View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00am
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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA

"In Times of Crisis, Don't Look for Saviors". The Pope's Views on Trump

 01/24/2017 - 04:31
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The same day Donald Trump was being sworn into office in Washington DC, Pope Francis granted EL PAÍS a long interview at the Vatican, during which he called for prudence in the face of widespread alarm over the new US president.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 4:03am
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Pope Francis in St Peter's square - Vatican, in 2014. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Blessed, but not Saved

 11/27/2016 - 16:41
According to the police, some estimated 400 protesters attempted to breach the bridge, which was blocked since late October, near the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline, north on highway 1806. EFE/EPA/MORTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 
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The demonstrations by native Americans against the Dakota Access Pipeline will surely be remembered as a landmark in relations between Christianity – especially the Catholic church– and indigenous people. The Christian clergy have been attending the voice of protests of over 200 indigenous groups since the polemic Pipeline project begun. Catholic church is very engaged in this cause, given that Pope Francis called for a rapid switch away from fossil fuels in his environmental encyclical.

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Monday, November 28, 2016 - 5:33am
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According to the police, some estimated 400 protesters attempted to breach the bridge, which was blocked since late October, near the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline, north on highway 1806. EFE/EPA/MORTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT