Posts Tagged ‘Guatemala’

Schools embrace Bible study to tackle gang violence

Thursday, March 7th, 2024
Bible study

Public schools in Guatemala are turning to Bible study programmes to tackle rising gang influence and enhance literacy. Despite initial hesitance from some educators, the programme is seeing positive change. Terra Nueva, a tough neighbourhood in Guatemala City, faces challenges which include poverty and crime that stem from the nation’s troubled history. To address the Read more

US bishop urges care for thousands of illegal child migrants

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

An American bishop has called for child-friendly shelters plus pastoral care and case managers for the thousands of children flooding across the Mexican border. Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso, Texas, told the House Judiciary Committee on June 25 that violence in their homelands is the root cause of so many children immigrating illegally. Bishop Read more