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Mexico City archdiocese encourages COVID vaccination

The Archdiocese of Mexico called Sunday on the faithful voluntarily to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but is currently not considering... Read more

The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven in Mexico City, Mexico

Bishops encourage prayers for victims of Mexico City train accident 

Mexican bishops encouraged prayers and solidarity with the victims following a Mexico City Metro accident that took place the night... Read more

14 years of legal abortion in Mexico City called a government 'failure'

Fourteen years after the legalization of abortion up to the 12th week of pregnancy in Mexico City, a local pro-life... Read more

Norberto Cardinal Rivera Carrera, Archbishop Emeritus of Mexico. Credit: SIAME.

Mexico archdiocese denies claim it has abandoned ill former archbishop

Carlos Cardinal Aguiar Retes of Mexico denied this week that his archdiocese has incurred “material and spiritual abandonment” of his... Read more

Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes of Mexico.

Mexico City archbishop supports pope's remarks on civil unions

Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes of Mexico City has said he agrees with Pope Francis’ comments on same-sex civil unions, made... Read more

Zocalo and the Mexican City Metropolitan Cathedral.

Abortion rights activists try to burn Mexico City cathedral

Amid a demonstration Saturday urging the legalisation of abortion, activists tried to set fire to the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral.  Read more

Mexico priest suspected in murder of deacon, whose funeral he celebrated

Mexico City police have arrested a priest in connection with the murder of a deacon at the priest’s parish, Mexican... Read more

Zocalo de Mexico.

Mexican priest: 'From Spain we received … the true faith'

Fr. Hugo Valdemar, the canon penitentiary of the Archdiocese of Mexico, said Monday that through Spanish missionaries we have received... Read more

Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City. Photo: David Ramos/CNA

Advent confessions 'marathon' to be held at Mexico City cathedral

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City will host on Dec. 7 a “Day of Forgiveness,” in which for 10 consecutive... Read more

Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico says Mass May 26, 2013 at the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral.

Mexico City archdiocese counters allegations of sex abuse cover up

The Archdiocese of Mexico has countered claims made by two former priests that Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera covered up the... Read more

Priest stabbed during Mass at Mexico City cathedral dies in hospital

Father José Miguel Machorro, who was stabbed in the neck and torso mid-May at the conclusion of Mass at the... Read more

Zocalo and the Mexican City Metropolitan Cathedral.

Priest stabbed during Mass at Mexico City cathedral

A Mexican priest is in “delicate but stable” condition after being stabbed in the neck Monday evening at Mexico City’s... Read more

The border fence between the United States and Mexico.

Building the border wall is treasonous, Mexico City archdiocese declares

The Archdiocese of Mexico said in a Sunday editorial that Mexican businessmen who would participate in the construction of a... Read more

 Donald Trump.

Our Lady of Guadalupe asked to touch Trump's 'hardened heart'

Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City commended to Our Lady of Guadalupe the millions of migrants who have left behind... Read more

Does the Mexican priest who allegedly abused minors even exist?

After the Mexican branch of the “hacktivist” group Anonymous reported that the Archdiocese of Mexico had let off an alleged... Read more

FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil.

World Cup 2014: pray for soccer players, Mexican cardinal urges

The Archbishop of Mexico has joined Pope Francis in calling on the World Cup to be played in an atmosphere... Read more