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

Mexican legislators introduce bills to legalize abortion

Oct 26, 2018

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

Archbishop criticizes pro-abortion presentation at Catholic university

Oct 3, 2018

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

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CRS sells fair trade coffee, supporting Mexican farmers and land

Sep 24, 2018

By Perry West

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

Sep 21, 2018

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

Aug 27, 2018

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  

Aug 26, 2018

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

Jul 2, 2018

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

Jun 21, 2018

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

May 16, 2018

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

May 8, 2018

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'

May 4, 2018

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

Apr 30, 2018

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

Apr 26, 2018

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

Apr 20, 2018

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

Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Cardinal calls for consecration of Mexico to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Apr 10, 2018

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

Mar 26, 2018

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

Mar 15, 2018

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

Feb 8, 2018

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

Dec 28, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

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?

Nov 28, 2017

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