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Seven challenges for the Mexican Church and the family

Mar 4, 2015

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

Feb 25, 2015

By Elise Harris

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


Priests at Mexico City Cathedral hear 5000 confessions

Dec 8, 2014

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

Jun 7, 2014

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'

May 19, 2014

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


Mexican bishops call for solution amid Michoacan violence

Jan 24, 2014

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

Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City.

Bishops of Mexico to celebrate Christmas Mass in prisons

Dec 18, 2013

Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City will inaugurate a series of Masses on Dec.18 that will be celebrated during... Read more


Mexico archdiocese investigating possible Eucharistic miracle

Aug 2, 2013

Msgr. Ramiro Valdes Sanchez, vicar general of Guadalajara, Mexico, has announced that the archdiocese is investigating a possible Eucharistic miracle... Read more


Mexican cardinal: spread peace, not violence

Jun 11, 2013

Cardinal Norberto R. Carrera said the family should become the nucleus of a society that spreads concord and not hostility,... Read more


Mexican bishops urge Supreme Court to defend life

Apr 25, 2013

The bishops of Mexico have called on the Supreme Court to resist pressure from abortion supporters seeking to overturn 18... Read more

Magic of Catholic film classic returns in new remake

Feb 6, 2013

The magic of one of the most popular Spanish Catholic films of the 20th century has been resurrected in a... Read more


Apostolic nuncio prays for missing priest in Mexico

Jan 29, 2013

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to Mexico, voiced prayers and expressed solidarity with the family members of a local... Read more


Mexicans should draw on faith to confront country's problems

Nov 16, 2012

At the end of their annual meeting, Mexico's bishops encouraged Catholics to root their faith in Christ in order to... Read more


Mexican cardinal urges teachers to carry out work with humility

Aug 31, 2012

Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City launched the upcoming pastoral school year by urging teachers and ministry leaders to humbly... Read more

St. Juan Diego.

Cardinal lauds St. Juan Diego for imparting the faith to Mexico

Aug 2, 2012

Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City praised the 14th century saint Juan Diego for teaching the Catholic faith to... Read more


Mexico to host contemporary art exhibit on Our Lady of Charity

Jun 22, 2012

A contemporary art exhibit highlighting the relationship between the Cuban government and the Archdiocese of Mexico City will open on... Read more

Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton leaves flowers for Our Lady of Guadalupe, asks ‘Who painted it?’

Mar 27, 2009

During her recent visit to Mexico, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an unexpected stop at the Basilica of... Read more