The prelate said that the transition to new leadership at the local and federal level should be an occasion to “restore the hope of the Mexican people” and that it would be good idea for the new leaders to receive proper formation in ethics in order to restore credibility to the country’s political system.
Bishop Rabago also reminded leaders of the urgent need in Mexico to establish peace and justice and to overcome poverty.
He also commented on the decision by the United States to build a fence along a 700-mile stretch of the southern border. “It is sad and humiliating that they consider us a danger and that they think we are people that need to be detained,” he said.
.- The president of the Bishops’ Conference of Mexico, Bishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago of Leon called on the country’s newly elected leaders to help “restore hope to the Mexican people.”