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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Body of third priest kidnapped in Mexico found

Less than a week after two Catholic priests in Mexico were found murdered after having been abducted from their parishes,... Read more

Another Catholic priest has been kidnapped in Mexico

Mexican Cardinal Alberto Suárez Inda is offering prayers for the safety of a priest who was kidnapped in the country... Read more

Does the Mexican priest who allegedly abused minors even exist?

After the Mexican branch of the “hacktivist” group Anonymous reported that the Archdiocese of Mexico had let off an alleged... Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea on Aug. 14, 2014.

Pope Francis condemns 'inexcusable violence' in murder of Mexican priests

After hearing of the murder of two priests in Mexico, Pope Francis sent a telegram to the country’s bishops condemning... Read more

Priests celebrate Mass at San't Agnese in Agone Catholic Church in Rome on Sept. 14, 2014.

Two priests murdered in Mexico

One day after they were kidnapped from their parish, Mexican priests Alejo Nabor Jiménez Juárez and José Alfredo Suárez de... Read more

Fr. Jorge Rodriguez, Auxuilary Bishop-elect for the Archdiocese of Denver.

Pope names Mexican-born priest as new auxiliary bishop of Denver

On Thursday, Pope Francis appointed Mexico native Fr. Jorge Rodriguez, former professor and Vice-Rector of St. John Vianney Seminary, as... Read more