Religion: Death in Mexico

The Rt. Rev. Ignacio Valdespino, Bishop of Aguascalientes, Mexico, a good Roman Catholic, died last week in San Antonio, Texas. The Most Rev. Arthur Jerome Drossaerts, archbishop of San Antonio, pronounced a funeral sermon at a solemn requiem mass in San Fernando cathedral. It was a pronouncement not limited to laudations of the dead man's character. Archbishop Drossaerts pointed out that Bishop Valdespino had belonged to the colony of Catholic refugees who had fled to San Antonio from the Mexican government. He commented on the poverty in which many of them have died, saying that the Most Rev. Jose Mora y...

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