Category Archives: Religion

Holy Week in Mexico: Time for Jesus Accidents Nationwide

You may not know this but Semana Santa (Holy Week) is a very important religious holiday in Mexico, and among the many events that take place during the course of the week, the so-called passion play is one of the most … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Wins ‘First-ever Telemundo Innovation Award’ — for some Reason

Today in awkward, Hispanic-related news… Pope Francis is the proud recipient of the first-ever Telemundo Innovation Award, which was conceived by Telemundo to honor an individual innovator “whose work has explored new trends, showcased pioneering spirit and greatly impacted society.” According to … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Gets Convenient Gift Before 12-Hour Flight

Right before taking a plane that will take him to Cuba, then Mexico, Pope Francis received a bunch of gifts from several Latin American journalists who are making the trip with him. Among my favorites: A gigantic sombrero featuring what looks to be the … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugee Crisis: Whatever Happened to the Old Political Debate about Rejecting Mexicans Instead?

Being Mexican, and having lived in several countries, I’ve seen my share of political idiocy and horrors. But as it turns out, nothing had prepared me for the current “debate” taking place right now in my now adopted country about whether to … Continue reading

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Fox News Totally Loves Muslims — as long as they Come Wrapped in the U.S. Flag

Kind of reminds me of this thing. Big #LOL Via: The Hill

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‘The New York Times’ Wants you to Think Mary Magdalene is the Patron Saint of Mexico

Hat tip: A gringo in Querétaro

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TBN Launches Hispanic TV Network Called -What Else?- Salsa

Religious broadcaster Trinity Broadcasting Network on June will launch an English-language channel targeting what it called “next-generation” Latinos, which apparently are religious, prefer to speak English and — of course — love to dance and eat salsa. Per a company … Continue reading

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