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Lech Walesa on Nov. 19, 2022, at the Conservative Action Political Conference (CPAC) in Mexico.

Lech Walesa, friend of St. John Paul II, exposes the lies of communism

Nov 22, 2022

By Ana Paula Morales

The former president of Poland was in Mexico to participate in the first Conservative Political Action Conference in the country. Read more

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Contest seeks to fill Mexico with Nativity scenes in response to attempt to ban them

Nov 18, 2022

By David Ramos

The contest proposes that Mexicans “place Nativity scenes on public property and send photographs to our social media.” Read more

The Virgin of Guadalupe in the new basilica

Mexican archdiocese shares first photo ever taken of image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Nov 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

“On the afternoon of May 18, 1923, photographer Manuel Ramos had the honor of being the first to photograph the... Read more

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Mexican bishops defend the presence of Christian symbols on public property

Nov 8, 2022

By Eduardo Berdejo

On Nov. 9, a court will study a legal challenge that seeks to prohibit the placement of “decorative objects in... Read more

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Prohibiting Nativity scenes in Mexico would be an ‘attack’ on religious freedom, group says

Nov 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

The National Front for the Family said prohibiting Nativity scenes on public property in Mexico would be “an enormous absurdity.” Read more

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‘We don’t want to live in war,’ says bishop in violence-plagued Mexico

Oct 24, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop Juan Manuel González Sandoval of Tarahumara made his comments amid growing violence and a recent shootout involving organized crime... Read more

The Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan in Zapopan, Mexico.

Record-breaking 2.4 million people take part in Our Lady of Zapopan pilgrimage in Mexico

Oct 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pilgrimage culminated Oct. 12 with a Mass at the Basilica of Zapopan in Jalisco state, Mexico. Read more

The March for women, life, and peace on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, in Mexico.

A million march throughout Mexico for women, life, and peace

Oct 10, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The marches took place Oct. 8–9 in cities in 30 states “in favor of the causes of women, the protection... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Müller

Cardinal Müller warns of grave danger that could lead to humanity’s ‘collective suicide’

Oct 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

“Anthropological nihilism has as its father the pride of the creature that wants to become like God (Genesis 3:5) and... Read more

Santiago Apostle Parish in Tangamandapio, Mexico, was damaged by a 7.6-magnitude earthquake on Sept. 19, 2022.

Eight churches damaged by Sept. 19 earthquake in Mexico

Sep 21, 2022

By CNA Staff

A Catholic church in Tangamandapio and seven other Catholic churches were damaged by a 7.6-magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico on... Read more

Marta Lamas in "Conversation on the Feminist Movement."

Feminist leader admits ‘we inflated the figures’ to get abortion legalized in Mexico

Sep 13, 2022

By David Ramos

A well-known feminist leader admitted in a video that recently went viral that “we inflated the figures” in the effort... Read more

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Priest and seminarians robbed amid a wave of church violence in Mexico

Aug 31, 2022

By David Ramos

At about 8 a.m. on Aug. 29, criminals entered the Saints of America parish on Mexico City’s south side and... Read more

Members of Actívate (Get Active) deliver more than 33,000 signatures to the Mexican Ministry of the Interior (SEGOB) and the attorney general’s office Aug. 24, 2022, demanding justice for two Jesuit priests murdered in June.

More than 33,000 signatures presented to Mexican authorities demanding justice for slain priests

Aug 26, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Mexican platform Actívate (Get Active) on Aug. 24 delivered the signatures to the Ministry of the Interior and the... Read more

Firefighters work at the scene of a burnt collective transport vehicle after it was set on fire by unidentified individuals in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, on Aug. 12, 2022.

Archbishop condemns attacks by organized crime in US-Mexico border area

Aug 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

Francisco Moreno Barrón, the archbishop of Tijuana, Mexico, condemned the 20 attacks carried out in several towns in the state... Read more

Painting by Dióscoro Puebla depicting the arrival of Christopher Columbus in America, on Oct. 12, 1492.

Historian: Church did not give ‘carte blanche’ for mistreatment of indigenous in Americas

Aug 10, 2022

By David Ramos

Historian and professor Íñigo Fernández pointed out that shortly after the discovery of America, “the Church in fact began to... Read more

A relative of a miner is seen near the coal mine where 10 miners were trapped Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, after a collapse in the Agujita community, Sabinas municipality, Coahuila state, Mexico.

Mexican bishops offer prayers for trapped miners

Aug 5, 2022

By David Ramos

Ten miners remain trapped in a coal mine in Sabinas, Coahuila state, after a breach during an excavation caused flooding. Read more

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Could priests in Mexico avoid being killed by wearing a cassock?

Aug 4, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Bishop Jesús González Hernández said wearing religious clothing could prevent Catholic priests from being victims of violence. Read more

Bishop Jesús González Hernández

Bishop tells Mexican people not to remain silent amid acts of violence

Aug 1, 2022

By CNA Staff

During a July 30 Mass in Chilpancingo’s town square, the bishop said that “those of us who can speak, must... Read more

Father Felipe Vélez Jiménez, the pastor of St. Gerard Maria Majella parish in the town of Iguala, was shot in the cheekbone right while driving his vehicle in Chilapa county, in the State of Guerrero, on July 28, 2022.

Priest in Mexico shot and wounded

Jul 29, 2022

By David Ramos

The priest, shot in the cheek while driving, is reported to be out of danger. Read more

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A new eucharistic miracle in Mexico?

Jul 27, 2022

By David Ramos

A video circulating on social media shows what appears to be a eucharistic miracle — a consecrated Host exposed for... Read more