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Bishops Call for Solidarity in Wake of Devastation From Hurricanes in Mexico

Felix Marquez
Downed power and telephone poles lay on a street after Hurricane Otis ripped through Acapulco, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023. The hurricane that strengthened swiftly before slamming into the coast early Wednesday as a Category 5 storm has killed at least 27 people as it devastated Mexico’s resort city of Acapulco.

The bishops expressed their closeness with the people of the dioceses of Acapulco, Tlapa, and Chilpancingo-Chilapa in the state of Guerrero, as well as with the inhabitants in southern Oaxaca state, areas that were struck harder.