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Daily Archives: May 7th, 2011

As the body count climbs in Mexico’s cartel war, the Catholic Church is facing some serious allegations.  Certain parishes are accused of relying on so-called blood money, donations from drug lords. 

One small chapel is at the center of the controversy.

In Hidalgo, Mexico, in the tiny community of Tezontle, next to the old stone chapel, stands a new building with an enormous silver cross. 

read with Video  Click here: Churches in Mexico accepting donations from drug cartels | Austin