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Mexican bishops seek mediation role to curb violence

April 03, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Mexico’s Catholic bishops are ready to engage in talks with the country’s leading drug lords, in a bid to curtail the gang violence that has plagued the country.

The bishops—who have criticized the government’s approach to drug trafficking—cite a “profound crisis of violence and social disintegration” as their reason for taking an active role in the matter. “We are witnessing incredible violence against our people,” Bishop Ramon Castro of Cuernavaca told the Washington Post.

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