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Catholic New York, the Archdiocesan newspaper, recently reported on the Catholic Charities led mission trip to the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. What makes the delegation a much greater resource for their colleagues and others, Msgr. Sullivan said, is the diversity of people they met. 

“We spoke with families whose people had migrated and who disappeared,” and may be dead. “We met with farmers who are no longer able to support themselves because of the volatility of coffee prices—world coffee market and because of the drying up and the droughts caused by climate change. We met with Church leaders,” including Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and Cardinal José Gregorio Rosa Chávez, auxiliary bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador, “to understand the perspective of the Church in those situations.” 

Read the full story at Catholic New York 


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