Catholics and organizations partnered with the Diocese of Sacramento to offer services and resources to the migrants, according to Sacramento Bishop Jaime Soto.
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Bishop Acero also noted that ‘during this time, which goes from a little before Easter up to now, the average number of the people who are cared for in all these homes goes from 600 to 900 daily.’
A fire occurred in the lodging area of the temporary residence of Chihuahua. So far, 38 deaths and 29 injuries have been reported.
According to Mexican news reports, the city police tried to stop and check the IDs of a group of foreign migrants. However, only the National Migration Institute’s agents have the authority to check migrants’ IDs. The migrants fled and the police pursued them into the cathedral’s dining area.
The prelate said that almost all the migrants are Venezuelans.
In their response, Church officials are focusing on the humanitarian and spiritual needs of these vulnerable people.
The seven days conclude on Sept. 25, the Vatican’s World Day of Migrants and Refugees.
The World Day of Migrants and Refugees was established by Pope Pius X in 1914.
The June 27 incident is thought to be the largest en masse death of migrants from the southern border in modern history.