Wolves to lambs

Former members of the Barrio 18 gang participate in a religious service of the Torre Fuerte (Strong Tower) church inside the San Francisco Gotera prison, in San Francisco Gotera, El Salvador, March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

SAN FRANCISCO GOTERA, El Salvador – Pastor Manuel Rivera’s voice echoes through the crowded courtyard in the notorious San Francisco Gotera prison in El Salvador, as hardened criminals weep and bow their heads in prayer. Brutal ‘mara’ street gangs and chronic poverty have made El Salvador one of the most murderous countries on the planet, […]

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