September 16, 2008

Pope appeals to UN for more guarantees of economic justice

VATICAN CITY – In a message to the United Nations, Pope Benedict XVI called for stronger efforts to guarantee economic justice around the globe.
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Mexican national holiday turns violent despite bishops’ pleas

MEXICO CITY – Independence Day festivities turned violent in the state of Michoacan as three grenades were tossed during the governor’s annual performance of the “grito,” a popular re-enactment of Father Miguel Hidalgo Costilla’s call for independence.
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