Why churches welcome Hispanic converts, with or without papers

by | Apr. 12, 2013

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A few months ago, I went to a local publisher with an idea for a book. I wanted to spend a year in an LDS ward in Tijuana, Mexico, chronicling the rites of passage of the members — the births and deaths, the baptisms and marriages.

I was told that because of the immigration controversy, publishers had a hard time interesting white American readers in the religious lives of Hispanic people.

In other words, my book had no audience.

So when I saw the new Time magazine last week, I wondered if the editors there had worried about the same thing.

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