Survivors hold Vatican to task on sex abuse crisis

February 22, 2019

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Pope Francis walks through a group of other clergy members

Pope Francis attends the four-day meeting on the global sexual abuse crisis takes place at the Vatican on Feb. 22, 2019. 

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Vatican media handout/Reuters

Reaction from Rome, where a dayslong Vatican summit on sexual abuse has been held. Also, Robert Mueller could issue a report soon on his investigation into connections between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia. And we turn our eyes to the skies with two stories about space.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Afro Cuban All Stars
Label: World Circuit
Song: Keleya
Artist: Baba Commandant And The Mandingo Band
Label: Sublime Frequencies
Song: Laziko
Artist: Gaye Su Akyol
Label: Glitterbeat Records

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Radio waves connect Mexicans in remote Tlaxiaco with family in the US

Tlaxiaco has been inundated with international attention in recent months because it’s the hometown of Yalitza Aparicio, the star of the movie Roma, who emerged from obscurity to become an Oscar nominee. But Tlaxiaco is already well known in Fresno, California, and other cities throughout the US because of decades of migration from this region of Mexico. Those ties are fortified by La Hora Mixteca, or The Mixtec Hour, a bi-national radio program.