Mexico City Cardinal Says Migrant Caravan Looking for a Scene at U.S. Border

Breitbart | 11/2/2018 | Staff
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Mexico City Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes said he is confused by the migrant caravan heading north from Honduras, since it appears they do not want to enter the United States but just to make a scene at the border.

“I’m certainly surprised by this caravan. I wonder why they’re doing it, because they don’t want to go into the United States, they just want to make a demonstration at the border,” Retes told the online news site Crux this week.

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“It’s a bit strange because it seems that there are many who’ve already returned,” the cardinal added. “Then, at the beginning they were only from Honduras, but now I’ve read they’re mostly from Guatemala.”

Pope Francis has seemed to discount the possibility that the caravan was orchestrated by international operatives looking to make a public statement, saying this week that the large number of those marching from Honduras to the United States was due to the tendency of migrants to group together and form a community.

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Using the example of the “caravan traveling from Honduras to the United States,” Francis said that migrants prefer to stick together, to move as a group rather than to go it alone like “free agents.” In this way, migrants form their own “communities.”

The pope is a close friend of the highest-ranking prelate in Honduras, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, the bishop of Tegucigalpa. Over the past year, Maradiaga has been at the epicenter of a...
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