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The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe inside the Basilica Shrine.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Holy Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The full text of Pope Francis' Feb. 13 homily at Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.  Read more

Pope Francis addresses the bishops of Mexico Feb. 13, 2016.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with the Bishops of Mexico

The full text of Pope Francis' Feb. 13 address to the bishops of Mexico.  Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Pope to Mexican leaders: Remember your young people

Pope Francis marked his first full day in Mexico by urging the nation's leaders and diplomats to protect the future... Read more

Pope Francis addresses diplomats and civil authorities in Mexico City Feb. 13.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps

The full text of Pope Francis' Feb. 13 address to authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in Mexico City.  Read more

After deadly prison riot in Mexico, archbishop asks for prayers

Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López of Monterrey has asked the entire community to unite in prayer in response to the riot... Read more

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill (L)

'First in history' – Pope Francis to meet Russian Patriarch in Cuba

On Friday the Vatican announced that while on his way to Mexico, Pope Francis will stop in Cuba to meet... Read more

Pope Francis venerates an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, Dec. 12, 2015.

What is Pope Francis going to say in Mexico about immigration?

As Pope Francis’ weeklong visit to Mexico draws near, anticipation is building not just for the presence of the Successor... Read more

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square on June 24, 2015.

Pilgrims beware! Mexican bishops warn against papal ticket scams

Following the rise of fraudulent papal ticket “sales” online, the Mexican Conference of Catholic Bishops has reminded the faithful that... Read more

Pope Francis embraces a child at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Sept 2, 2015.

As Juarez recovers from peak violence, victim sees hope in Pope Francis

With Pope Francis set to visit the Mexican city of Juarez Feb. 17, some crime victims are telling their stories... Read more

Pope Francis touches an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 12, 2014.

Mexican cardinal: Pope Francis to visit Mexico in February

Pope Francis will visit Mexico City in February 2016, Cardinal Norberto Rivera announced on Sunday.  Read more

Pope Francis touches the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Dec. 12, 2014.

Pope Francis could visit Mexico in first half of 2016

Pope Francis is seriously considering a trip to Mexico in 2016, the vice director of the Holy See Press Office... Read more

'It's hard to think there was no complicity' – Mexican bishop on 'El Chapo' escape

Three Mexican bishops have spoken out in recent days about public sector corruption in their nation, highlighting the escape of... Read more

What happens when an entire country becomes infested with demons?

Can a country with deep Christian roots like Mexico find itself at the mercy of demons? Some in the Church... Read more

Zocalo de Mexico.

More than 100,000 ask Mexican Supreme Court to affirm right to life

More than 120,000 people have signed a petition asking the Mexican Supreme Judicial Court of the Nation to reaffirm that... Read more

Seven challenges for the Mexican Church and the family

On the Day of the Family, celebrated in Mexico March 1, Cardinal Norberto Rivera laid out seven challenges the Church... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Nov. 5, 2014.

Vatican: Pope's 'Mexicanization' comment not intended to offend

The Vatican on Wednesday issued a statement clarifying a private comment made by Pope Francis to a friend warning that... Read more

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Priests at Mexico City Cathedral hear 5000 confessions

Responding to an invitation from Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera to seek reconciliation with Christ during the season of Advent, nearly... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

Pope Francis accepts invitation to visit Mexico

President Enrique Peña Nieto on Saturday announced that Pope Francis has accepted an invitation to visit Mexico.  Read more

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

Pope to Mexican bishops: promote 'spirit of harmony'

Pope Francis received the bishops of Mexico on Monday, encouraging them to promote harmony and to proclaim God’s mercy.  Read more

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Mexican bishops call for solution amid Michoacan violence

The Mexican bishops called on government leaders to find a comprehensive solution to the violence that is afflicting the country,... Read more