Volunteers journey to US-Mexico border to aid separated families
Dallas, Texas, Aug 6, 2018 / 04:05 pm (CNA).- Every single mother or father arriving at Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas was able to tell Pio del Castillo exactly how long they had been separated from their child at the U.S.-Mexico border.
“One month and 13 days.”
“One month and 27 days.”
“Two months and 3 days.”
“They were counting the days and hours,” Castillo told CNA, “For me, to be able to cry with them was the most satisfying job that I have ever done.”
Castillo, from Dallas, Texas, is one of many volunteers from Catholic Charities who traveled from all