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National Dialogue for Peace in Mexico.

Church in Mexico launches citizen accord to fight ‘dynamics of violence and destruction’

Sep 27, 2023

By Diego López Colín

The accord, as well as the creation of a National Peace Network, came as the National Dialogue for Peace was... Read more

Bishop Rodrigo Aguilar Martínez of Chiapas, Mexico, with a message of peace.

Church warns that southern Mexico is ‘torn by violence’

Sep 26, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Sept. 23 videos that went viral on social media show a convoy of pickup trucks driving through the streets of... Read more

A truck traveled through Mexico City in September 2023 with a message against the indoctrination of children in schools.

Truck circulates in Mexico City with message against indoctrinating schoolchildren

Sep 22, 2023

By Diego López Colín

The campaign demands that educational institutions stop using the controversial school textbooks developed for the 2023-2024 school year. Read more


Mexican diocese denounces hacking of several of its social media accounts

Sep 21, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Different social media accounts related to the Diocese of Irapuato in the Mexican state of Guanajuato were hacked and inappropriate... Read more

The 33-meter Christ the Fisher sculpture was located in La Concordia in the Mexican state of Chiapas.

Lightning strike destroys monumental statue of Christ in Mexico

Sep 14, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Christ the Fisher was erected by Peruvian sculptor Pedro Víctor Cuya Ramos. Its construction began in 2014 and six years... Read more


Was abortion decriminalized in Mexico? What you need to know about the recent ruling

Sep 13, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Asked if the country's Supreme Court decriminalized abortion with its recent ruling, Francisco Vázquez-Gómez Bisogno told ACI Prensa “the answer... Read more


Mexican bishops respond to pro-abortion ruling by Supreme Court: Every life has worth

Sep 11, 2023

By Diego López Colín

A Sept. 6 ruling of the court declared “unconstitutional the legal system that criminalizes abortion in the Federal Penal Code.” Read more

Eduardo Verástegui registered Sept. 7, 2023, as an independent candidate for the presidency of Mexico in the 2024 elections.

‘Sound of Freedom’ producer Eduardo Verástegui files as candidate for president of Mexico

Verástegui, whose film “Sound of Freedom” ranks first at the box office in Latin America, filed his declaration of intention... Read more

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Catholic newspaper takes Mexican president to task for joking about murders

Sep 8, 2023

By Martin Barillas

“He not only shows a lack of sensitivity but also perversion,” read an editorial in the newspaper of the Archdiocese... Read more


Mexican Supreme Court rules criminalization of abortion in Federal Penal Code unconstitutional

The court’s First Chamber ruled the criminalization unconstitutional “since it violates the human rights of women and persons with the... Read more

Immigrants seeking asylum in the United States wait as they are processed by U.S. Border Patrol agents in the early morning hours after crossing into Arizona from Mexico on May 10, 2023 in Yuma, Arizona.

Map shows the Catholic Church’s migrant shelters in Mexico

Sep 5, 2023

By Diego López Colín

The map was developed in order for migrants to have a more efficient way to find the centers and shelters... Read more

Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega presides over a Mass for the disappeared in Jalisco state, Mexico, on Aug. 27, 2023.

Church in Mexico prays with relatives of disappeared persons

Aug 29, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega offered Mass on Sunday at the Shrine of the Martyrs of Christ the King for thousands... Read more

The National Parents’ Union in Mexico delivers 112,594 signatures to the Ministry of Public Education demanding that the distribution of school books that will be used in the 2023-2024 school year, which begins Aug. 28, 2023.

Parents in Mexico deliver over 100,000 signatures opposing textbooks with gender ideology

Aug 25, 2023

By Diego López Colín

The new school textbooks developed by the Mexican government have been at the center of criticism because of content biased... Read more

Reconstruction of the church of Santa Anita in the Tarahumara mountain range in northern Mexico.

Parishioners begin to repair church riddled with bullets in Mexico

Aug 24, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Fighting between organized crime members in June caused serious damage to both outside and inside the village church in Santa... Read more

A weapon is seen in the house where allegedly five young men were murdered in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco State, Mexico, on Aug. 17, 2023.

Bishops of Mexico call for prayers for peace: ‘We live surrounded by violence’

Aug 18, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Since President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office on Dec. 1, 2018, 131,507 first-degree murders have been recorded in Mexico... Read more

Former congressman Rodrigo Iván Cortés will be forced to publish a daily court-authored apology online for 30 days in punishment for having referred to congressional representative Salma Luévano as a man.

Mexican high court finds ex-congressman guilty of ‘gender-based political violence’ over tweet

Aug 10, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Former congressman Rodrigo Iván Cortés will be forced to publish a daily court-authored apology online for 30 days in punishment. Read more

Bishop Francisco Javier Acero with the mothers of the disappeared and priests.

Church in Mexico announces plan to accompany mothers of disappeared persons

Aug 2, 2023

By Ana Paula Morales

In Latin America to say someone “was disappeared” means that the person was abducted and may or may not be... Read more

Pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Diocese of Tapachula, and Diocese of San Cristóbal de las Casas in the Basilica of Guadalupe in May 2022.

Mexican bishops submit ‘Indigenous liturgical adaptations’ to the Vatican for approval

Jul 27, 2023

By Ana Paula Morales

The liturgical adaptations approved by the CEM include incensing, a “senior layperson” role, and ritual dance. Read more

Actor Eduardo Verastegui presents the film "Little Boy" at the Vatican Film Library on April 14, 2016.

Actor Eduardo Verástegui may run for president of Mexico, says conservative party there ‘is dead’

Jul 8, 2023

By David Ramos

The producer of the recent box office hit “Sound of Freedom” is pondering a run for president to restore the... Read more

Eduardo Verástegui speaks at the Vitae Summit in Vatican City on Sept. 1, 2022.

Anti-human-trafficking film ‘Sound of Freedom’ just topped ‘Indiana Jones’ at box office

Jul 6, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Catholic filmmaker Eduardo Verastegui recently explained how and why he got involved with the film. Read more