Tijuana archbishop concelebrates Mass, gives homily in Oakland diocese

Work, humanity and bridges of collaboration are needed to make progress in dealing with migration, advises the archbishop of Tijuana, Mexico. The archbishop, Most Rev. Francisco Moreno Barrón, visited the Oakland diocese at the invitation of Bishop Michael C. Barber,

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2019-01-07T11:27:13-08:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , |7 Comments

Tijuana archbishop urges solidarity with Central American migrants

Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón of Tijuana encouraged the faithful in his homily on November 25 to share “from our poverty” with the Central American migrants arriving in the city. Thousands of Central American migrants have reached Tijuana in their attempt

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2018-12-11T15:03:50-08:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Immigration, World|Tags: , , |6 Comments

California, Mexican border bishops meet in Tijuana

As caravans of Honduran and Guatemalan immigrants traveled through Mexico toward the U.S. in a cacophony of media reporting and political rhetoric, a group of California and Mexican bishops met quietly in Tijuana in their annual meeting of prayer and

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2018-11-12T13:44:28-08:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , |0 Comments

It doesn’t look like a Catholic Church

Tijuana’s new archbishop has rejected the design of a cathedral that has been under construction since 2006. In an undated press release posted on the new cathedral’s website, Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón said, among other things, “That in eagerness that

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From small Tijuana restaurant to Christ Cathedral

The following comes from an April 20 story in Orange County Catholic. Christ Cathedral will present its Spring Choral Spectacular at Christ Cathedral April 28 at 7:30 p.m. Guest soloist César Antonio Sánchez will sing the beautiful Misa Criolla as

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2017-04-21T10:07:07-08:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |2 Comments

March for life, peace and migrants in Tijuana draws 30,000

Some 30,000 people gathered last Sunday for the 17th March for Life, Peace and Migrants in Tijuana, Mexico. Led by the Archbishop of Tijuana, Francisco Moreno Barrón, participants marched from the former bullfighting stadium, Toreo de Tijuana, to the Tijuana

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Thousands of Haitians trapped in Tijuana seeking entry into U.S.

The following comes from an October 12 Angelus article by JD Long-Garcia: TIJUANA, Mexico — Behind a migrant center just south of the U.S.-Mexico border, hundreds of Haitian migrants wait their turn to shower. Inside, volunteers schlep eggs, rice, beans and

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2016-10-15T11:43:21-08:00October 16th, 2016|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , |3 Comments

“Long live the natural family”

The following comes from a September 10 San Diego U-T article by Sandra Dibble: TIJUANA — Thousands of opponents of same-sex marriage, including Tijuana’s new Roman Catholic archbishop, gathered for a rally in the city Saturday to protest Mexican President Enrique

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2016-09-12T13:35:09-08:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , |5 Comments