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Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Cardinal calls for consecration of Mexico to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Facing violence, poverty and corruption, Mexico should be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, said Archbishop Emeritus Juan Sandoval... Read more

Mexican Senate approves medical conscientious objection bill

The Mexican Senate has approved a measure protecting the conscientious objections of medical personnel who hold moral or ethical objections... Read more

Archdiocese of Mexico backs sentence of priest jailed for abuse

The Archdiocese of Mexico reaffirmed its commitment to fighting sexual abuse and expressed its support for the 62-year jail sentence... Read more

Fr. Germain Muniz Garcia.

Bishop denies murdered Mexican priest had gang ties

The Bishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Mexico denied that Fr.  Germain Muñiz Garcia, who was murdered on a Mexican highway Feb. 5... Read more

Near Texas-Mexico border, Catholics plan a community of encounter

A partnership among the Diocese of Brownsville, businesses, and other community partners aims to create a self-sustaining space where area... Read more

Could Catholic actor Eduardo Verastegui be the next President of Mexico?

Several Mexican media outlets reported on Nov. 24 that Eduardo Verastegui, internationally known Catholic actor and producer, could be a... Read more

This priest says Adoration has made Juarez a safer city

Juarez, located in the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico, was considered from 2008 to 2010 to be one of... Read more

A statue of Santa Muerte.

Have you heard of Saint Death? Don’t pray to her.

They call her Santa Muerte (‘Holy Death’ or ‘Saint Death’), but she’s no saint.  Read more

A damaged home is seen as people deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on September 25, 2017 in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.

Knights of Columbus aid natural disaster victims in Puerto Rico and Mexico

To provide relief after a spate of recent natural disasters, the Knights of Columbus have raised over $2.8 million worth... Read more

Rescuers work in the rubble after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck on Sept. 19, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Mexico City archdiocese offers free medical care for earthquake victims

In the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake, the Archdiocese of Mexico City has announced that anyone needing medical care... Read more

Church collapses in Mexico quake during baptism, killing several

On Sept. 19, a family in Puebla, Mexico was attending the baptism of their daughter when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook... Read more

Mexican bishops join in prayer, grief after second deadly earthquake

Following Mexico’s second major earthquake in two weeks, bishops in the country called for prayers and solidarity, asking Our Lady... Read more

Pope Francis gives the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on October 2, 2013.

Pope Francis prays for victims of Mexico earthquake

Following Mass during his five-day trip to Colombia, Pope Francis on Friday offered prayers for those affected by a major... Read more

Cross of the Martyrs.

Mexico is the most violent Latin American country for priests

For the ninth year in a row, Mexico is the most violent country in Latin America for priests, said a... Read more

Security camera image of the explosion outside the Mexican Bishops' Conference.

Statement claims radical feminist group bombed Mexico bishops' conference

An online statement purporting to be from a radical feminist group has claimed responsibility for the explosive set off at... Read more

Bomb set off at Mexican Bishops' Conference headquarters

Unidentified persons set off an explosive today at the headquarters of the Mexican Bishops' Conference (CEM) in Mexico City. No... Read more

Santa Muerte.

Mexican prison massacre may have 'Saint Death' ties

The recent massacre of over two dozen prisoners in a central penitentiary in the state of Guerrero, Mexico may have... Read more

Mexican priest moved to intermediate care after stabbing attack

Father Miguel Angel Machorro, who was stabbed May 15 at the Mexico City Cathedral, left intensive care and was transferred... Read more

Following sixth journalist murder this year, Mexican bishops speak up

The Mexican Bishops' Conference offered prayers for journalists as they face increased violence in their efforts to uncover truth.  Read more

Violence in Mexico.

As Mexico tops list of violent countries, archdiocese reacts

The Mexico archdiocese's newspaper Desde la Fe wrote an editorial decrying the “disastrous situation in Mexico” as the country ranks... Read more