10 Photos - Apr 1, 2014
Photo: A hot morning sun beats down as a group of U.S. bishops walks the Arizona desert about 30 miles north of Nogales March 31. Nine bishops took part in a two-day tour focused on border issues in Nogales. They used the opportunity to again appeal for changes in the U.S. immigration system. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: A group of U.S. bishops makes their way to the Aid Center for Deported Migrants in Nogales, Mexico, March 31. The center, run by the Kino Border Initiative, was one stop a group of U.S. bishops made during a two-day tour of the border area near Nogales. They used the opportunity to again appeal for changes in the U.S. immigration system. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: Jorge Alberto Pastrana, 18, from the Mexican state of Guerrero, waits for dinner to be served at the Aid Center for Deported Migrants in Nogales, Mexico, March 31. Dinner that evening was served by visiting U.S. bishops, including Auxiliary Bishop Luis R. Zarama of Atlanta, pictured at far left. The center, run by the Kino Border Initiative, was one stop the bishops made during their tour of the border area near Nogales. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: Men pray before eating dinner at the Aid Center for Deported Migrants in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, March 31. Dinner that evening was served by visiting U.S. bishops', including Auxiliary Bishop Luis Zarama of Atlanta, pictured at far left. The center, run by the Kino Border Initiative, was one stop the bishops made during their tour of the border area near Nogales. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: Auxiliary Bishop Luis R. Zarama of Atlanta serves juice to men at the Aid Center for Deported Migrants in Nogales, Mexico, March 31. Dinner that evening was served by visiting U.S. bishops. The center, run by the Kino Border Initiative, was one stop the bishops made during their tour of the border area near Nogales. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, N.M., ducks under a barbed wire fence as a group of U.S. bishops tours an area of the Arizona desert north of Nogales March 31. The bishops participated in a two-day tour focused on U.S.-Mexico border issues and used the opportunity to again appeal for change sin the U.S. immigration system. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: U.S. Border Patrol vehicles carrying representatives of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops travel along the fence separating Mexico and the U.S. March 31 near Nogales, Ariz. A group of U.S. bishops made a two-day visit to the border region to celebrate a Mass, visit with migrants and renew their calls for changes in the U.S. immigration system. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)  (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of Tucson, Ariz., ducks under brush in the Arizona desert near Nogales March 31. He was in a group of U.S. bishops visiting the U.S.-Mexico border area to celebrate Mass, talk with migrants and recall the thousands who have died attempting to cross the Arizona desert. The bishops hiked an area where many migrants make their way after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Nogales, Ariz., March 31 shows a group of U.S. bishops an improvised ladder immigrants use to make their way unlawfully over the U.S.-Mexico border fence. Nine bishops took part in a two-day tour focused on border issues in Nogales. They used the opportunity to again appeal for changes in the U.S. immigration system. The bishops pictured from left are Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo of Seattle, Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City and Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of Tucson, Ariz. The bishops were celebrating a Mass April 1 in memory of those who have died trying to cross the border. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)Photo: A group of U.S. bishops hikes through the Arizona desert about 30 miles north of Nogales March 31. They were exploring an area where many migrants make their way after illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico. The hike was part of two-day tour focused on border issues in Nogales. The tour included an April Mass celebrated in memory of those who have died while crossing the desert. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) (April 1, 2014)