Violence-torn Mexico to greet Pope
CWN - March 20, 2012
When Pope Benedict arrives in Mexico later this week, he will encounter a society torn by violence.
“Vicious narcotraficking gangs are vying for control of key points in the Western Hemisphere's supply route for the rich markets of the United States and Canada, and their internecine wars and conflicts with government forces have claimed over 47,000 lives in only five years,” notes Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, writing in Catholic World Report.
“Looming even above the massive death toll from the country's drug wars is the fact of 75,000 unborn children killed in the nation's capital, Mexico City, since the legalization of abortion in 2007, a massacre of innocents that the country has not seen since the end of Aztec rule.”
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