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Church mediates truce in Mexican drug-cartel conflict

February 26, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Catholic Church officials have brokered a fragile truce between rival drug cartels in the state of Guerrero, Mexico.

Father José Filiberto Velazquez, a spokesman for the Church, acknowledged that the agreement “hangs by a thread,” but said the open fighting between two notoriously violent gangs has stopped. Church officials had sought to mediate between the two cartels in hope of reducing casualties.

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