Priests Find Themselves on the Front Lines of Mexico's War on Drugs
Carrie Kahn - NPR.org
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February 11, 2016



Pope Francis travels to Mexico on Friday, a country where suspected narco-traffickers have murdered nearly a dozen Catholic priests in the last few years.

Related: What It’s Like to Be a Priest in the Trouble Spots the Pope is Visiting in Mexico (VICE News)

Related: Mexico Is Among Most Dangerous Countries for Priests, Report Finds on Eve of Pope’s Visit (The World Weekly)

Related: ‘We Will Kill You’: Ahead of Pope’s Visit, Mexico Gang Violence Targets Priests (Agence France-Presse)

Related: Pope Francis Passes Up Meeting with Mexican Victims of Serial Abuser Marcial Maciel (Independent)

Related: Pope Faces Mexicans Worshipping Skeletal 'Death Saint' (Agence France-Presse)

Related: Mexican Government Not Afraid of What Pope Might Say (teleSUR)

Related: The Pope in Mexico: More Harm Than Good? (Counterpunch)

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