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Pope Francis venerates an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, Dec. 12, 2015.

What is Pope Francis going to say in Mexico about immigration?

Jan 27, 2016

By Elise Harris

As Pope Francis’ weeklong visit to Mexico draws near, anticipation is building not just for the presence of the Successor... Read more

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square on June 24, 2015.

Pilgrims beware! Mexican bishops warn against papal ticket scams

Jan 19, 2016

Following the rise of fraudulent papal ticket “sales” online, the Mexican Conference of Catholic Bishops has reminded the faithful that... Read more

Pope Francis embraces a child at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Sept 2, 2015.

As Juarez recovers from peak violence, victim sees hope in Pope Francis

Jan 8, 2016

With Pope Francis set to visit the Mexican city of Juarez Feb. 17, some crime victims are telling their stories... Read more

Pope Francis touches an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 12, 2014.

Mexican cardinal: Pope Francis to visit Mexico in February

Nov 1, 2015

Pope Francis will visit Mexico City in February 2016, Cardinal Norberto Rivera announced on Sunday.  Read more

Pope Francis touches the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Dec. 12, 2014.

Pope Francis could visit Mexico in first half of 2016

Oct 6, 2015

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis is seriously considering a trip to Mexico in 2016, the vice director of the Holy See Press Office... Read more

'It's hard to think there was no complicity' – Mexican bishop on 'El Chapo' escape

Jul 15, 2015

Three Mexican bishops have spoken out in recent days about public sector corruption in their nation, highlighting the escape of... Read more

What happens when an entire country becomes infested with demons?

Jun 16, 2015

Can a country with deep Christian roots like Mexico find itself at the mercy of demons? Some in the Church... Read more

Zocalo de Mexico.

More than 100,000 ask Mexican Supreme Court to affirm right to life

Mar 30, 2015

More than 120,000 people have signed a petition asking the Mexican Supreme Judicial Court of the Nation to reaffirm that... Read more

Seven challenges for the Mexican Church and the family

Mar 4, 2015

On the Day of the Family, celebrated in Mexico March 1, Cardinal Norberto Rivera laid out seven challenges the Church... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Nov. 5, 2014.

Vatican: Pope's 'Mexicanization' comment not intended to offend

Feb 25, 2015

By Elise Harris

The Vatican on Wednesday issued a statement clarifying a private comment made by Pope Francis to a friend warning that... Read more


Priests at Mexico City Cathedral hear 5000 confessions

Dec 8, 2014

Responding to an invitation from Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera to seek reconciliation with Christ during the season of Advent, nearly... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

Pope Francis accepts invitation to visit Mexico

Jun 7, 2014

President Enrique Peña Nieto on Saturday announced that Pope Francis has accepted an invitation to visit Mexico.  Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience on October 2, 2013.

Pope to Mexican bishops: promote 'spirit of harmony'

May 19, 2014

Pope Francis received the bishops of Mexico on Monday, encouraging them to promote harmony and to proclaim God’s mercy.  Read more


Mexican bishops call for solution amid Michoacan violence

Jan 24, 2014

The Mexican bishops called on government leaders to find a comprehensive solution to the violence that is afflicting the country,... Read more

Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City.

Bishops of Mexico to celebrate Christmas Mass in prisons

Dec 18, 2013

Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City will inaugurate a series of Masses on Dec.18 that will be celebrated during... Read more


Mexico archdiocese investigating possible Eucharistic miracle

Aug 2, 2013

Msgr. Ramiro Valdes Sanchez, vicar general of Guadalajara, Mexico, has announced that the archdiocese is investigating a possible Eucharistic miracle... Read more


Mexican cardinal: spread peace, not violence

Jun 11, 2013

Cardinal Norberto R. Carrera said the family should become the nucleus of a society that spreads concord and not hostility,... Read more


Mexican bishops urge Supreme Court to defend life

Apr 25, 2013

The bishops of Mexico have called on the Supreme Court to resist pressure from abortion supporters seeking to overturn 18... Read more

Magic of Catholic film classic returns in new remake

Feb 6, 2013

The magic of one of the most popular Spanish Catholic films of the 20th century has been resurrected in a... Read more


Apostolic nuncio prays for missing priest in Mexico

Jan 29, 2013

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to Mexico, voiced prayers and expressed solidarity with the family members of a local... Read more