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Members of Catholic Church targeted by Mexican drug cartels




The Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City.
The Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City.
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In Mexico, it seems nothing is sacred to the drug cartels. Not even the Catholic Church. Members of that religious community have been increasingly targeted by powerful gangs for extortion, threats and even murder.

Reporter Richard Fausset wrote about the most recent incident in the LA Times. He joins the show from Mexico City to explain.