Apr 27, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to migrants in Mexico

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Pope Francis has donated $500,000 to help migrant communities in Mexico, providing food, shelter and other basic necessities, reports ABC News.

The big picture: The donation will be distributed among 27 Mexico-based projects associated with 16 Mexican diocese and congregations, aiming to help 75,000 migrants, according to a release from the organization that gives people the opportunity donate to the Catholic Church, and where the donations are managed.

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