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U.S.  Catholic Bishops of U.S./Mexico Border Respond to U.S. National Guard Deployment

Obispos católicos de Estados Unidos en la frontera Estados Unidos/México responden al despliegue de la Guardia Nacional de EE.UU.

(Espanol abajo)

April 6, 2018

Laredo—In response to announcements regarding deploying the United States National Guard to the U.S./Mexico Border, Bishop James A. Tamayo and his U.S. Catholic brother Bishops of the U.S./Mexico Border issued the following statement:

Come to the Middle School Youth Rally!

When? Sat. March 23, 2018 8AM-3PM

Why participate? Pope Francis challenges all of us to become missionary disciples who are not afraid to witness the faith. We believe that a joint witness of thousands of young people and their prayers will indeed help young people to see themselves as witnesses of Christ and members of a young Church.

The following statement is brought to you by the Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops. Along with his brother bishops, Bishop James A. Tamayo joins his prayers to all victims of gun violence.

March 20, 2018
Statement from Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, of San Antonio and Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin

The following is a letter Bishop Tamayo has sent a message to the Holy Father on the occasion of the 5th Anniversary of his election as Bishop of Rome. His papacy began on March 13, 2013 following Pope Benedict XVI.