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This priest says Adoration has made Juarez a safer city

Nov 22, 2017

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.

Nov 4, 2017

By Mary Farrow

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

Sep 29, 2017

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

Sep 26, 2017

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

Sep 21, 2017

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

Sep 20, 2017

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

Sep 8, 2017

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

Aug 11, 2017

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

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