Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition

Immigration group planned girl’s pope encounter for a year

in Top Headlines by

Sophie Cruz‘s brief encounter with Pope Francis during his parade in Washington this week appeared to be the kind of spontaneous moment that is so endearing about this pope: an initially hesitant young child wrapping an arm around his neck as he offers a kiss and a blessing. But for 5-year-old Sophie, the moment unfolded as perfectly as it was scripted by members of a coalition of Los Angeles-based immigration rights groups. They had been preparing for nearly a year…

Keep Reading

Go to Top