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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

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

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