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Pro-life group in Mexico offers aid to domestic violence victims

With reports of domestic violence on the rise during the coronavirus lockdown in Mexico, one pro-life platform is offering women... Read more

Mexican flag.

Mexican state passes pro-life education law

The Mexican state legislature of Nuevo Leon passed an education reform bill May 21 to foster a “respect for life... Read more

Demonstrators outside Mexico City's cathedral March 8.

Mexico City women's march erupts into violence outside cathedral

A Mexico City march organized for International Women’s Day turned violent Sunday, when some demonstrators vandalized public structures and monuments,... Read more

Archbishop Charles Scicluna speaks at the Vatican abuse summit in Feb. 2019.

Vatican investigators to meet with Mexican sex abuse victims, bishops

The Vatican is sending Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Monsignor Jordi Bertomeo to Mexico this month to meet with sex abuse... Read more

Pilgrims Jan. 25 at the shrine to Christ to King atop Mexico's Cubilete Mountain. Courtesy photo.

50,000 young pilgrims climb to 'Cristo Rey' shrine

More than 50,000 Mexican young people made a pilgrimage Saturday to the iconic monument and shrine to Christ the King, situated... Read more

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Revision of Criminal Code could legalize abortion throughout Mexico

Pro-life advocates in Mexico are speaking out against a leaked draft copy of Mexico’s revised National Criminal Code, which would... Read more

Central American migrants in a caravan headed toward the United States Jan. 21, 2010.

Mexican bishop: Migrant caravan should be ‘treated like brothers’

The bishop of the southern Mexican border town of Tapachula is calling for members of an incoming migrant caravan to... Read more

Mexican bishops call for ending statute of limitations for sex abuse of minors

The bishops’ conference of Mexico has called on the country’s government to get rid of the statute of limitations in... Read more

Priest in Mexico hospitalized after being kidnapped, shot

A Mexican priest who had been kidnapped is in the hospital in serious condition after having been discovered released on... Read more

The Cristo Rey statue atop Cerro del Cubilete in Mexico's Guanajuato state.

Church in Mexico backs bill expanding freedom of religious groups

The president of the Mexican bishops' conference expressed his support for a bill that would grant more freedom to the... Read more

Posadas celebration at a Mexican migrant center in Matamoros.

Border bishops celebrate Posadas with migrants at Mexican shelter

Three bishops from along the U.S.-Mexico border joined migrants last week in celebrating Las Posadas, a Latin American Christmas tradition... Read more

Lawmakers in Mexican state defeat bill to expand legalization of abortion

Last week, the Hidalgo state legislature in Mexico defeated a bill that would have legalized abortion up to 24 weeks... Read more

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

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

Archbishop Franco Coppola.

Mexico's nuncio offers his email address for abuse reports

The apostolic nuncio in Mexico, Archbishop Franco Coppola, has said that anyone who wants to report sexual abuse by the... Read more

In Mexico, thousands renew consecration to Christ the King

More than 10,000 lay Catholics in Mexico renewed their consecration to Christ the King at a special Mass and ceremony... Read more

Church supports conscientious objection for medical professionals in Nuevo Leon

Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López of Monterrey said Sunday he supports the reform of the Healthcare Law in Mexico's Nuevo Leon... Read more

Mexican police in Ciudad Juarez.

Family is key to break Mexico’s cycle of violence, priest says

As violence continues to plague parts of Mexico, one priest in the country stressed the importance of strong families in... Read more

Soldiers patrol in Culiacan on Oct. 18, 2019.

Mexican diocese prays for peace as capture, release of El Chapo's son sparks violence

Following hours of heavy fighting in a city in Northern Mexico as officials detained and then released the son of... Read more

Mexican flag during the Angelus Address in St. Peter's Square on January 10, 2016.

March for life and family in Mexico opposes abortion, organized crime

Pro-life advocates took to the streets throughout Mexico on Sept. 21 to march for life, family, and conscience protections.  Read more

Mexican archbishop denounces 'shameful corruption'

Archbishop Hipólito Reyes Larios of Xalapa in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, decried “shameful corruption” in the country and called... Read more