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Attempt to fast-track abortion legalization bill in Mexico fails

Oct 9, 2020

Pro-life leaders in Mexico claimed a temporary victory October 5 when a vote on bill to legalize abortion was postponed.  Read more

Dedication of Rachel’s Grotto in Guadalajara. Photo courtesy of Inocentes de María.

Shrine in memory of aborted children dedicated in Mexico

Sep 3, 2020

The Mexican pro-life association Los Inocentes de María (Mary’s Innocent Ones) dedicated a shrine in Guadalajara last month in memory... Read more

Mexican bishops hail pro-life victory at nation’s Supreme Court

Jul 30, 2020

The Mexican Bishops' Conference hailed the Supreme Court’s 4-1 decision striking down a lower court ruling that had ordered the... Read more

Catholics pray outside the Mexican Supreme Court on July 29, 2020.

Mexican Supreme Court rejects effort to expand abortion nationally

Jul 29, 2020

The first bench of the Mexican Supreme Court on July 29 overturned a lower court’s ruling that could have opened... Read more

Mexican bishops reject abortion ahead of Supreme Court decision

Jul 28, 2020

The Catholic bishops of Mexico have spoken out strongly against any effort to justify abortion ahead of a Supreme Court... Read more

Coronavirus lockdown sees abortion rate drop in Mexico City

Jun 10, 2020

Abortion clinics in Mexico City are reporting decreases in abortion by as much as 40% due to the coronavirus lockdown.  Read more

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

Jun 8, 2020

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

May 26, 2020

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

Mar 9, 2020

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

Mar 3, 2020

By Courtney Mares

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

Jan 29, 2020

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

Jan 22, 2020

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’

Jan 22, 2020

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

Jan 15, 2020

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

Jan 8, 2020

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

Jan 2, 2020

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

Dec 20, 2019

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

Dec 17, 2019

By ACI Prensa

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

Dec 12, 2019

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

Dec 10, 2019

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