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In Mexico, thousands renew consecration to Christ the King

Nov 27, 2019

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

Oct 30, 2019

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

Oct 24, 2019

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

Oct 18, 2019

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

Sep 25, 2019

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'

Sep 24, 2019

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

'Enough of the violence' – Mexican archdiocese laments massacre at night club

Aug 29, 2019

The Archdiocese of Xalapa in Mexico called for peace after a massacre at a night club in the town of... Read more

Mexican bishops call for justice following murder of priest

Aug 27, 2019

The bishops of Mexico offered prayers and called for justice after the murder of Fr. José Martín Guzmán Vega, a... Read more

After US mass shootings, Mexican bishops denounce hate speech, xenophobia

Aug 6, 2019

In a recent statement, the Mexican bishops’ conference voiced “great sorrow” at recent acts of violence in both the U.S.... Read more

Mexican bishops: Do not grow indifferent to the plague of human trafficking

Aug 1, 2019

The Catholic bishops of Mexico encouraged the faithful in the country not to become indifferent to the suffering of human... Read more

Asylum seekers in Ciudad Juarez.

El Paso bishop launches fundraiser for asylum seekers stuck in Mexico

Jul 30, 2019

A Catholic diocese has teamed up with a local immigration aid group to help refugees on the western Texas-Mexico border.  Read more

Mexican archbishop laments attack on priest, death of taxi driver

Jul 27, 2019

Archbishop Carlos Garfias of Morelia expressed his solidarity with the Diocesis of Tlapa and with their bishop, Dagoberto Sosa, after... Read more

Central American migrants in Mexico.

Mexican bishops: Government devalues migrants' dignity

Jul 24, 2019

The Mexican bishops reaffirmed Tuesday its concern over the lack of a humanitarian reception for migrants, whose dignity has been... Read more

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo.

Mexican bishop considers life sentence for 'El Chapo' to be just

Jul 18, 2019

The bishop of one of Mexico's most violent areas has said that Wednesday's sentencing of drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera... Read more

North Mexican state rejects attempt to redefine marriage

Jun 20, 2019

On Tuesday, the legislature in the state of Sinaloa in northern Mexico rejected a bill which sought to redefine marriage.  Read more

Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera, president of the Mexican Bishops Conference, and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Mexican bishops meet with President López Obrador on peace, migration

Jun 19, 2019

A delegation from the Mexican Bishops' Conference met June 17 with the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, discussing... Read more

Mexican flag.

Mexican bishops: The violence must end

Jun 18, 2019

Catholic leaders in Mexico have spoken out against continuing violence in the country and called on governmental authorities to focus... Read more

Pilgrims from Mexico at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square Sept. 21, 2016.

Mexico’s fifth Walk for Peace draws 40,000 participants

Jun 3, 2019

On Saturday, an estimated 40,000 people attended the fifth Walk for Peace in Mexico, organized by the Diocese of Cuernavaca,... Read more

Mexican bishops oppose bill to expand legal abortion

Jun 1, 2019

Three bishops expressed their opposition to a bill that would expand the legalization of abortion in Hidalgo state in Mexico.  Read more

Mexico City cathedral.

The Church can play a role in fighting violence in Mexico, says priest

May 30, 2019

With violence in Mexico on the rise, the Catholic Church has a role to play in achieving lasting peace, said... Read more