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Border Life: The 'Cowboy Priest' takes a stand to protect chapel from wall

A border fence could seal off this tiny Texas chapel, but its worshipers aren't giving up

12, 2017, photo, Father Roy Snipes after he lead

“How is it going to work out for the poor people who love this river and love this chapel?” asks Snipes, pictured here with his dog, Bandito.

Father Roy Snipes, pastor of La Lomita Chapel in Mission, Texas, shows journalists

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Father Roy Snipes with his dogs outside of La Lomita chapel.

The Historic Chapel At The Heart Of A Legal Fight Over The Border Wall

Fr. Roy Snipes celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Mission, Texas, April 14, 2019. Over 1,000 parishioners participated in an ...

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Father Roy Snipes conducts a service by flashlight at the La Lomita church. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Door magnets and bumper stickers protesting the construction of a border wall adorn a white Chevy Suburban driven by Father Roy Snipes.

1of21Jose Carlos Ramirez, 83, prays as Father Roy Snipes celebrates mass at La Lomita Chapel, a Historical Site south of the levee in Mission, TX, ...

As the sun begins to rise, Father Roy Snipes opens a sunrise Mass at La

Father Roy Snipes inside La Lomita in October. Snipes has become a fierce defender of

Martin H. Simon/Getty. An historic Texas chapel stands in the way of President Trump's proposed border wall ...

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New Border Wall Will Destroy Butterfly Center, Historic Chapel, and Texas State Park

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The chapel of Father Roy Snipes in Mission, Texas, lies on the path of

Activists Vow Fight as Congress Funds Portions of Border Wall

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Landowners who may be affected by the wall react to presidential visit

In southern Texas, Trump's border wall divides Americans

The La Lomita church sits a few hundred yards from the banks of the Rio Grande. Father Roy Snipes ...

The town of Mission, Texas, was named after La Lomita, a small chapel built in the 19th century.

Fr. Roy Snipes, pastor of La Lomita Chapel in Mission,

Texas landowners prepare for border wall fight

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A Department of Homeland Security helicopter passes over the historic La Lomita chapel while patrolling the border near Mission, Texas.

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Workers replace sections of the border wall, left, with new sections, right, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico. Ready to make his case on.

New Border Wall Will Destroy Butterfly Center, Historic Chapel, and Texas State Park

As border wall construction moves ahead in Texas, judge rules feds can survey church's land

Notes from visitors to La Lomita chapel are seen in a notebook.

Over the past two months, President Donald Trump has been demanding funds from Congress to build his proposed border wall, which led to the longest partial ...

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A cowboy priest battles to protect 153-year-old Texas chapel from a border fence - Los Angeles Times

'You can't just put walls up, there are people living here': Rural Texans swear to fight Donald Trump over border fence

1of35Nataly Diaz, 6, holds her father's hand after crossing the Rio Grande River and waits for Border Patrol agents to finish processing them, Tuesday, Dec.

Border Wall Construction to Begin in February, Historic Chapel in Jeopardy

Father Roy Snipes, priest of La Lomita chapel in Mission, Texas

President Donald Trump's visit to the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas comes as his

Texas landowners preparing to fight eminent domain over proposed border wall: report

Texas Landowners Dig In To Fight Trump's Border Wall

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The small Texas town where Trump's wall will destroy families and livelihoods

MISSION — In these parts, Father Roy Snipes is known as the “cowboy priest.” It's not a bad moniker for the 73-year-old clergyman, who wore a loose set of ...

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... Visitors leave notes in a guest book at the entrance to La Lomita church. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times). Top, Father Roy Snipes ...

The historic La Lomita Chapel in Mission was in the path of a future section of the border wall slated to be built on the Hidalgo County flood control levee ...

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Father Roy Snipes climbs into his white Chevy Suburban after a boat ride on the Rio Grande.

Altar server Anthony Saenz leads a march to La Lomita chapel down Conway Avenue in Mission, TX in protest of the proposed Texas-Mexico border wall on ...

Father Roy Snipes arrives at La Lomita Chapel on Palm Sunday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission on March 25, 2018.

A border fence could seal off this tiny Texas chapel, but its worshipers aren't giving up - Los Angeles Times

Tourists read information about the border wall left on the altar at La

A border fence could seal off a tiny Texas chapel, but its worshipers aren'

1of11Hundreds take part in a march and rally in opposition to the Trump administration's pursuit of a border wall in the Rio Grande Valley on Saturday, Aug.

Monty Awbrey, pictured here in his home office, is a businessman and supporter of President Trump's proposed border wall.

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Fred Cavazos could lose his land to the border wall (Jeremy Raff)

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Hiring Lawyers, Texas Landowners Fear Government Will Seize Land for Border Wall

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In the Rio Grande Valley, plans for a border wall ignite fight between church and state - Eagle Pass Business Journal

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CBP planned to build the wall at the base of the flood levee behind the chapel (Jeremy Raff)

Rancher Richard Guerra stands in a hallway in his McAllen, Texas home on Wednesday,

Inside its walls, however, history retreats. The chapel comes to life. Candles line the altar, all glowing with a steady light.

A charismatic priest and the local diocese hope to save a 120-year-old chapel near the Rio Grande. by Gus Bova Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 6:00 am CST Gus Bova A ...

Noel Benavides, a local Roma businessman and land owner. Noel owns 150 acres of

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The hall is filled with parishioners during a pre-dawn service at the historic La

After the speakers Father Roy Snipes, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Mission, lead the crowd in a procession from the chapel onto the levee road.

As U.S. President Donald Trump travels to the border in Texas to make the case for his $5.7 billion wall, landowner Eloisa Cavazos says she is aware of ...

As Trump Prepares To Visit Border, Some Landowners Dig In For Wall Fight

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