‘All of us have been wounded’: San Antonio archbishop says of US Capitol violence
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller said that the violent acts at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday “were clear expressions of how much we are wounded as a nation.”“All of us have been wounded,” the archbishop said during a prayer service Thursday. “We all feel it.”While he didn’t make direct references to what led to the violence, Garcia-Siller mentioned a “very difficult” presidential elections process. The archbishop said people need to pray and reach out for divine intervention to help the nation heal. “We need help. We need help.”Video: Courtesy of Catholic TV San AntonioRelated Story:‘I am saddened by the shocking events’: San Antonio archbishop calls for peace following violence at US Capitol
Joaquin Castro slammed for tweeting names of major Trump donors from San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio Congressman Joaquin Castro is catching heat online for posting a list of locals who contributed the maximum amount to President Donald Trumps campaign this year. Sad to see so many San Antonians as 2019 maximum donors to Donald Trump the owner of @BillMillerBarBQ, owner of the Historic Pearl, realtor Phyllis Browning, etc., Castro tweeted from his campaign account Monday night. Sad to see so many San Antonians as 2019 maximum donors to Donald Trump the owner of @BillMillerBarBQ, owner of the @HistoricPearl, realtor Phyllis Browning, etc. Their contributions are fueling a campaign of hate that labels Hispanic immigrants as invaders. pic.twitter.com/YT85IBF19u Joaquin Castro (@Castro4Congress) August 6, 2019Joe Pags, a conservative radio host in San Antonio, called Castro a Hispanic Supremacist in a tweet. San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garca-Siller posted a rash of tweets on Monday night calling out racism, violence and President Trump.