Another Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

This is the second death of a migrant child within a short span while in U.S. custody. He showed signs of illness Monday and was taken to a hospital in Alamogordo, New Mexico where he was diagnosed with a cold, and fever for which he received medication. The boy was taken back to the hospital Monday evening with nausea and vomiting and died there later.

Pope directs abuser priests to hand themselves over to human justice

The pontiff’s statements came days after U.S. Attorney General Lisa Madigan revealed that nearly 700 Catholic priests have been accused of child sexual abuse in recent decades in Illinois. Presenting the results of an investigation that began in August, Madigan pointed out that sexual abuse accusations in Illinois were not properly investigated by ecclesiastical authorities or “simply were not investigated” at all.