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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

The facade of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation in Mexico City.

Thousands demonstrate outside Mexico's Supreme Court to defend life, reject abortion

Sep 14, 2021

By David Ramos

More than 2,500 people demonstrated Monday outside the Mexican Supreme Court building in Mexico City to defend life and oppose... Read more

Central American migrants in Mexico.

Mexico's bishops oppose measures to contain and return migrants at country's southern border

Sep 1, 2021

By David Ramos

The bishops of Mexico have reiterated their opposition to the "contain and return measures" implemented by their government to stop... Read more

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Legislators in Mexican state pledge not to discuss decriminalizing abortion 

Aug 21, 2021

By David Ramos

A pro-life activist welcomed Wednesday a commitment from legislators in the state of Mexico not to discuss any bill to... Read more

Dominican Nuns of the St. Catherine of Siena Monastery in Mexico City

At least 12 priests in Mexico have died from COVID-19 in two months

Jul 27, 2021

By David Ramos

The most recent report from the Catholic Multimedia Center (CCM) shows that at least 12 priests and a Mexican nun... Read more

Ultrasound of baby at 12 weeks

Effort underway to legalize abortion on demand in Mexico’s Hidalgo state 

Jun 30, 2021

By David Ramos

A year and a half after a similar bill was defeated in the Hidalgo state legislature in Mexico, lawmakers belonging... Read more

Bishop Eugenio Lira Rugarcía celebrates Mass on June 23

‘No more violence!’ cries bishop after crime wave in Mexican border town 

Jun 25, 2021

In the midst of the crime wave hitting Reynosa, Mexico, the bishop of Matamoros has cried out “no more violence”... Read more

Baja California legislature inserts same-sex marriage into state constitution

Jun 19, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Baja California legislature amended the state constitution Wednesday to include same-sex marriage, which pro-life activists have called a "grave... Read more

Mexican bishops ask that election results be respected

Jun 8, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Mexican bishops’ conference on Monday asked the political forces in the country to respect the results of Sunday’s elections... Read more

A basketball court serves as a polling place for voters during the 2018 Mexican general election, in Hermosillo, Sonora. Credit: Harry Thomas Flower/Shutterstock.

Xalapa archdiocese gives guidelines for 'responsible discernment' in Mexican legislative election

May 24, 2021

By ACI Prensa

The Archdiocese of Xalapa offered on Sunday four guidelines for  “responsible discernment” when casting a vote in the upcoming legislative... Read more

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

Apr 28, 2021

By David Ramos

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

Eucharistic Adoration.

Tabernacle, Eucharist desecrated in Mexican chapel

Apr 12, 2021

The Diocese of Querétaro, Mexico, reported that Holy Family Chapel in Saint Sebastian Parish was robbed last week, its tabernacle... Read more

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Mexican state bolsters protections for pregnant women, unborn children

Mar 30, 2021

The unicameral legislature of the Mexican state of Querétaro passed a bill March 29 reforming the Law on Social Development... Read more

The Zocalo of Oaxaca City. Credit: Joseluisjuarezperez via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Feminists attack, desecrate church in Oaxaca

Mar 8, 2021

A group of feminists taking part in a women’s rights march in Oaxaca City on Sunday attacked Ss. Cosmas and... Read more

Mexican flag.

Pro-life leader denounces 'terrorism' of pro-choice activists occupying Mexican state capitol

Mar 1, 2021

A pro-life leader in Mexico has called the occupation of the legislature in Quintana Roo state by pro-abortion feminists “green... Read more