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Crowds at a town hall meeting on immigration in Los Angeles, January 2014. Photo courtesy of Victor Aleman/vida-nueva.com

Texas archbishop: The border 'emergency' is not what you think

The reputed migration emergency is ultimately not about people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, but about caring for the disadvantaged and... Read more

Mexico City cathedral.

Archbishop: 152 priests in Mexico removed for abuse in last 9 years

Over the past nine years, 152 priests in Mexico have been removed from ministry for sexual abuse of youth or... Read more

Mexico City cathedral.

Amid priest murders, religious freedom situation in Mexico draws concern

With 26 priests murdered in the last six years, Mexico received a prominent mention in the 2018 Report on Religious... Read more

Photo courtesy of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Our Lady of Guadalupe: Empress of the Americas

It would be virtually impossible to travel to Mexico without seeing the colorful, star-cloaked, evil-crushing image of Our Lady of... Read more

Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City. Photo: David Ramos/CNA

Advent confessions 'marathon' to be held at Mexico City cathedral

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City will host on Dec. 7 a “Day of Forgiveness,” in which for 10 consecutive... Read more

Mexico City cathedral.

New group formed to oppose abortion in Mexico

The new umbrella group Suma de Actores Sociales (United Social Actors) is calling citizens to stand up against efforts by... Read more

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was elected president of Mexico on July 1.

Mexican legislators introduce bills to legalize abortion

Two Mexican legislators introduced this week proposals seeking to legalize abortion throughout the country.  Read more

Archbishop criticizes pro-abortion presentation at Catholic university

After an event featuring abortion rights activists was held at a Mexican Jesuit university, the president of the Mexican bishops’... Read more

Mama Tierra coffee. Courtesy of Equal Exchange.

CRS sells fair trade coffee, supporting Mexican farmers and land

Catholic Relief Services is now offering fair trade coffee beans that will benefit local farming communities in Mexico and foster... Read more

A man wades in a flooded street in Culiacan, Sinaloa State, Mexico, Sept. 20, 2018.

Mexican bishops call for solidarity with flood victims in Sinaloa

The Mexican bishops' conference called for solidarity Friday with the thousands of people affected by heavy rains and flooding in... Read more

Priest murdered in Mexican state of Michoacan

The Archdiocese of Morelia confirmed Saturday that the corpse of Fr. Miguel Gerardo Flores, who had disappeared for a week,... Read more

Mexican seminarians launch evangelization project for the deaf  

Two seminarians in Mexico have launched a project on Facebook to offer evangelization and pastoral ministry tools for the deaf.  Read more

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was elected president of Mexico on July 1.

Mexican bishops urge collaboration after election of Lopez Obrador

The bishops of Mexico congratulated Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador on his election as the next president of the country, stressing... Read more

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Church in Mexico releases security protocols to prevent crime

As increased levels of violence in Mexico continue, the Mexican Bishops Conference has published a protocol guide to help prevent... Read more

Mexican bishops unveil pastoral plan to prepare for major anniversaries

The bishops of Mexico have announced a pastoral project to strengthen the country’s Christian identity in preparation for major anniversaries... Read more

Confirmation.

Bishop confirms 15 inmates at Mexican prison visited by Pope Francis

Bishop José Guadalupe Torres Campos of Ciudad Juárez, in Chihuahua state, Mexico, conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation on 15 inmates... Read more

Barbed wire fence.

Mexican bishop warns against mob justice: 'violence engenders more violence'

Bishop Gerardo de Jesús Rojas Lopez of Tabasco in southern Mexico criticized acts of mob justice recently carried out by... Read more

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Priest from Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica found dead after kidnapping

An 84-year-old priest of the Archdiocese of Mexico City was found dead in Cuernavaca, the capital of Mexico’s Morelos state,... Read more

Border Marker at San Ysidro JD. CNA file photo.

Tucson bishop speaks up after border agent cleared in Mexican teen's death

The ‘not guilty’ verdict for a U.S. border agent who shot and killed a Mexican teen is “deeply troubling” and... Read more

Priest murdered in Mexico amid continuing wave of violence

A Catholic priest in the Diocese of Cuautitlán Izcalli, México, was stabbed to death inside a church Wednesday, local reports... Read more