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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

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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

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

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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