San Antonio Archbishop Says Exploitation of Poor, Migrants Is ‘Carnage’

San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller in a recent homily railed on smugglers as well as the injustices toward immigrants, referring to the June 27 deaths of 53 people in a sweltering cargo section of an abandoned semitruck near San Antonio as they were being smuggled into the country.

DHS Chief to Migrants: Don’t Give Your Money or Lives to Smugglers

Days after 53 people died while being smuggled in scorching heat in the part of a tractor trailer reserved for cargo, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said those thinking of hiring smugglers to enter the country in a similar manner risk their lives.

Church Leaders: Promote Culture Of Life to End Gun Violence

Lamenting a “culture of death” that exists in the U.S. after three mass shootings in less than a month, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio on June 8 spoke of the need for Catholics to be leaders in reinvigorating a culture of life.

Uvalde Turns to Faith to Begin to Heal From Shooting

Towards the end of a May 26 Mass to honor slain Robb Elementary School teacher Irma Garcia and her husband Joe, who suffered a heart attack that morning, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio presented their children a bouquet of roses, at one point leading the church in a collective “we love you.”