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In a Suffering City, an El Paso Priest Needed a Message of Hope

posted on August 14, 2019

The New York Times’ Rick Rojas profiles the Rev. Fabian Marquez, a Roman Catholic priest who has been supporting survivors of the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The gunman killed 22 people and targeted Hispanics and immigrants, and Marquez sat with grieving families as they learned the names of the victims. Rojas writes, “He has vowed to attend the funerals held by each of the 17 families he had prayed with.” 

Read at The New York Times