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The Cathedral Church of St. John in Albuquerque, N.M., seat of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande, which hosted the attempted ordination of Anne Tropeano Oct. 16, 2021.

Santa Fe archdiocese: Woman's attempted ordination invalid

Oct 21, 2021

By Carl Bunderson

The supposed ordination of women is invalid, the vicar general of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe reiterated Monday, shortly after... Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Las Cruces, N.M. Credit: Peter Potrowl via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Las Cruces diocese says abuse records disclosed voluntarily, despite New Mexico attorney general's claims

Jun 7, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

While New Mexico’s attorney general has taken credit for securing Catholic Church documents on sex abuse by clergy, saying they... Read more

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

Santa Fe archdiocese continues to list hundreds of unused pieces of land for sale

May 28, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe is continuing to list for sale many unused parcels of church property in an effort... Read more

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

After state order, Las Cruces diocese lets priests set Mass attendance limits

Apr 26, 2021

After the governor of New Mexico allowed churches to re-open at 100% capacity, priests in the Diocese of Las Cruces... Read more

Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe.

Santa Fe archdiocese again suspending public Mass

Oct 23, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe is indefinitely suspending all public Masses after the weekend, citing rising COVID-19 cases in New... Read more

Archbishop John C. Wester of Santa Fe. CNA file photo.

Five minute warning: Santa Fe warns of preaching suspensions for homilies over time limit

Aug 18, 2020

By Ed Condon

Priests in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe have been warned that they could lose the faculty to preach if they... Read more

Jason Marshall, the seminarian who died when a charter bus crashed in the interstate outside Pueblo, Colo., June 23, 2019. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.

Seminarian who died in bus crash practiced laying down his life daily, friend says

Jun 30, 2019

By Mary Farrow

After a bus crashed on its way back to New Mexico from a Catholic youth conference in Denver, reports have... Read more

A charter bus crashed on the interstate outside Pueblo, Colo., June 23, 2019.

Catholic youth group involved in fatal Colorado bus crash

Jun 24, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

A charter bus carrying members of a Catholic group from New Mexico crashed Sunday in southern Colorado, killing two people... Read more

Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe. CNA file photo.

'Catholic clergy' in pro-abortion ad not actually Catholic clergy, Wester says

Jan 25, 2019

Archbishop John C. Wester of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe issued a statement on Wednesday clarifying that signatories to a... Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe.

Santa Fe archdiocese to file for bankruptcy

Nov 29, 2018

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe announced Thursday it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.  Read more

Former priest pleads not guilty to abuse charges in NM after extradition

Sep 24, 2018

A former priest is back in the United States after he fled to Morocco in 1992 to escape accusations of... Read more