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

Statement claims radical feminist group bombed Mexico bishops' conference

Jul 27, 2017

By Mary Farrow

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

Jul 25, 2017

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

Jul 14, 2017

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

Jun 27, 2017

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

May 22, 2017

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

May 17, 2017

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

Mexican bishops: The cry of migrants is the cry of the Church

May 1, 2017

In the context of their 103rd Full Assembly, the Mexican Bishops Conference released a statement on the suffering on migrants,... Read more

The Langenort just before emabarking on its trip to Poland.

Mexican pro-lifers demand expulsion of 'abortion ship'

Apr 26, 2017

With abortion illegal in Mexico, a ship providing the procedure has landed on the country's coast, drawing outrage from the... Read more

Don't send a mother who fled drug cartels back to Mexico, archdiocese pleads

Apr 8, 2017

U.S. immigration authorities should show mercy on a detained Catholic mother with a special needs child, who fled Mexico when... Read more

This Mexican bishop met with gang leaders to protect threatened priests

Mar 31, 2017

A bishop in Mexico's Guerrero state, which suffers the most from drug- and gang-related violence, recently met with gang leaders... Read more

March for life, peace and migrants in Tijuana draws 30,000

Mar 22, 2017

Some 30,000 people gathered last Sunday for the 17th March for Life, Peace and Migrants in Tijuana, Mexico.    Read more

At the Mexico border, Catholic bishops unite for migrants

Feb 16, 2017

Along the U.S.-Mexico border, Catholic bishops of both countries stressed the right of people to migrate and the need for... Read more

Mexican flag in front of the Mexican cathedral.

Mexico City constitution blasted for excluding right to life

Feb 8, 2017

The Catholic weekly of the Archdiocese of Mexico City criticized the city’s new constitution, saying that “it does not recognize... Read more

Rosary.

After school shooting in Mexico, archbishop offers prayers

Jan 24, 2017

Following a school shooting in Monterrey, Mexico last week, the local archbishop offered his prayers and support.  Read more

Haitian emigrants at a Salesian shelter in Tijuana, October 2016. Photo courtesy of Agenzia Info Salesiana.

Tijuana shelters overwhelmed by Haitian migrants

Jan 12, 2017

The shelters in Tijuana that care for the migrant population are now in a state of emergency, severely overcrowded due... Read more

Mexican archdiocese closes missing persons registry

Nov 28, 2016

The Archbishop of Guadalajara has announced that his diocese is calling off its distribution of a list of missing persons,... Read more

Priest.

Kidnapped Mexican priest found alive with signs of torture

Nov 14, 2016

The Mexican Conference of Bishops issued a statement acknowledging that Fr. José Luis Sánchez Ruiz, who was kidnapped Nov. 11... Read more

U.S. Mexico border crossing at San Ysidro.

Arizona Mass for migrants shows Catholic unity crosses borders

Oct 25, 2016

Catholic unity transversed the border on Sunday when Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the new apostolic nuncio to the U.S., celebrated Mass... Read more

A painting of El SeñorDe La Misericordia De Ocotlán from 1912.

That time Jesus appeared in the sky of Mexico

Oct 12, 2016

On Sunday, Oct. 3, 1847, more than 2,000 people in Ocotlán, Mexico saw a perfect image of Jesus Christ crucified... Read more

March for the Family in Mexico, Sept. 24, 2016.

Mexicans flood the capital to defend marriage – with Pope Francis' blessing

Sep 26, 2016

Some 400,000 people filled the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to protest the Mexican government’s attempt to redefine marriage... Read more