I visited Ciudad Juarez while in El Paso, Texas, back in the early 1980s. It was a very depressing place. The cathedral was a masonic-looking block of concrete with a few small, scattered, and figureless stained glass windows. It was an eerie experience. Now, as you will read in this report, this city, which had up to forty murders a day from drug lords fighting, is being transformed by the power of prayer and perpetual adoration.
CNA, Barbara Bustamonte: Juarez, located in the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico, was considered from 2008 to 2010 to be one of the the most dangerous cities in the world, due to drug trafficking violence and the constant struggles for power and territory between the cartels. More here.