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Will Mexico have to wait a half-century for legal abortion to be overturned?

Jul 5, 2022

By David Ramos

Rulings that legitimize abortion by the higher courts in Mexico continue to present significant challenges for the pro-life cause in... Read more

Hundreds of men pray in Santo Domingo Plaza on June 25 at the first-ever Men's Rosary in Mexico City.

Hundreds of men gather to pray the rosary in Mexico City

Jun 28, 2022

By Ana Paula Morales

The men processed through Santo Domingo Plaza in the center of the Mexican capital proclaiming “Long live Christ the King!” Read more

Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega

Cardinal reveals he was detained by drug traffickers in Mexico

Jun 28, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega lamented the current climate of violence in Mexico at a June 26 press conference. Read more

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

Mexican bishops: The country is spattered in the blood of the dead and disappeared

Jun 26, 2022

By David Ramos

"Our Mexico is being spattered in the blood of so many dead and disappeared," the Catholic Church in the country... Read more

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Cardinal criticizes Mexican president's anti-crime policy

Jun 23, 2022

By David Ramos

The "hugs not bullets" policy of the president is ineffective, says Guadalajara archbishop Cardinal José Francisco Robles Ortega. Read more

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Pope Francis mourns Catholic priests killed in Mexico

Jun 22, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Fathers Javier Campos Morales and Joaquín César Mora Salazar were killed inside a church on June 20. Read more

Fathers Javier Campos Morales, SJ and Joaquín César Mora Salazar, SJ.

Two Jesuit priests killed in a church in Mexico

Jun 21, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Jesuits of Mexico announced Tuesday that two of their priests were killed Monday inside a church in a mountainous... Read more

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Bishops call for peace, prayer after gunmen kill boy in Mexican church

May 23, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

A three-year-old boy was killed by gang members who opened fire inside a church in Fresnillo in the Mexican state... Read more

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Priest killed near US-Mexico border

May 19, 2022

By David Ramos

The body of Father José Guadalupe Rivas Saldaña, 57, has been found with signs of violence on the outskirts of... Read more

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Mexico's bishops decry prevailing violence, impunity in the country

Apr 29, 2022

By David Ramos

The Mexican Bishops’ Conference expressed its concern Thursday over the ever-present threats to the lives of women and the weakest... Read more

Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán

Mexican Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán has died at the age of 89

Apr 20, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The Mexican cardinal is remembered as a strong voice of opposition to abortion and euthanasia. Read more

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Mexican diocese laments murders, attempts to silence, journalists

Feb 18, 2022

By David Ramos

Father Martín Lara Becerril, spokesman for the Diocese of Querétaro, lamented the murder of journalists in Mexico and the attempts... Read more

Mexican flag.

Mexican bishop denounces rampant corruption in the country

Feb 15, 2022

By David Ramos

Bishop Ramón Castro Castro of Cuernavaca denounced Sunday the "rampant corruption" that Mexico is experiencing. Read more

An overturned van which was carrying pilgrims to the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan de Los Lagos, Jan. 29, 2022.

Mexican bishops pray for 13 pilgrims killed in road accident 

Jan 31, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

The Mexican Bishops Conference expressed its solidarity and offered prayers for the relatives of the 13 pilgrims who died Jan.... Read more

A Posada in San Felipe, Mexico, on Dec. 19, 2021.

Piñatas, Posadas and other Christ-centered Mexican Christmas traditions

Dec 21, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Here’s what happens during the 9-day Mexican Christmas tradition called ‘las Posadas.’ Read more

A procession in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Dec. 12, 2021 in a small town in the Mexican state of Guanajuato.

PHOTOS: Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrations in a small town in Mexico

Dec 12, 2021

By Courtney Mares

For the past 15 days, the town has held rosary processions through the streets each day at 6 a.m. in... Read more

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How the blind can 'see' Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico

Dec 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

Just inside the entrance to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City is a small area with... Read more

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Mexican Supreme Court invalidates medical conscientious objection law

Mexico's Supreme Court on Monday invalidated an article of the General Health Law that broadly provided for medical personnel's conscientious... Read more

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Mexican episcopate won't cover medical expenses of priests with COVID-19 who aren't vaccinated

Sep 17, 2021

By David Ramos

The financial assistance service of the Mexican bishops’ conference stated last month that it will not cover the medical expenses... Read more

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Mexican bishops announce march 'for women and for life'

Sep 15, 2021

By David Ramos

In response to recent rulings by the nation’s Supreme Court decriminalizing abortion, the bishops of Mexico have called on the... Read more