Bishop Peter Baldacchino

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Diocese responds after state senator says he was denied Communion 

Jul 19, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

After a New Mexico state senator said he was denied Communion this weekend because of a political matter, his diocese... Read more

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White House consults bishops on church reopening guidelines

Apr 29, 2020

By Ed Condon

The White House has consulted four Catholic bishops who have reinstituted public Masses as the Trump administration considers issuing guidelines... Read more

Bishop Peter Baldacchino celebrates Mass on Holy Thursday.

Las Cruces bishop explains decision to resume public Masses, even with civic restrictions

Apr 16, 2020

By Ed Condon

Bishop Peter Baldacchino of the Diocese of Las Cruces said the Church is the “essential service of hope” during the... Read more

Bishop Peter Baldacchino.

Pope Francis names Bishop Baldacchino to lead Las Cruces diocese

May 15, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Wednesday appointed Bishop Peter Baldacchino to head the Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico – making him the... Read more