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Priest seeks peace in the Sierra Madre

In the 20 years since the Rev. David Beaumont came to serve the Pima Indians of Yecora, the region has become one of most dangerous drug-growing areas in the world.



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Beaumont, a Franciscan friar, lets Pima children braid his hair during a visit to their village in the Sierra Madre mountains of Mexico.

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American missionary brings solace to drug-torn Mexican region
Article | IN YECORA, MEXICO A twisting federal highway passes through this mountain town in the western Sierra Madre, halfway between the states of Sonora and Chihuahua.

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