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Mexico - Latest News
Jul 18, 2019 - 11:01 pm .- The bishop of one of Mexico's most violent areas has said that Wednesday's sentencing of drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera to life in prison plus 30 years is proper and prudent.
Jun 20, 2019 - 06:40 pm .- On Tuesday, the legislature in the state of Sinaloa in northern Mexico rejected a bill which sought to redefine marriage.
Jun 20, 2019 - 12:39 am .- A delegation from the Mexican Bishops' Conference met June 17 with the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, discussing the coutnry’s migration crisis and efforts to establish peace.
Jun 19, 2019 - 12:06 am .- Catholic leaders in Mexico have spoken out against continuing violence in the country and called on governmental authorities to focus on ending the violence and establishing stability and peace.
Jun 4, 2019 - 12:33 am .- On Saturday, an estimated 40,000 people attended the fifth Walk for Peace in Mexico, organized by the Diocese of Cuernavaca, with the goal of stopping the growing wave of violence caused by the country’s major crime gangs.
Jun 1, 2019 - 03:03 am .- Three bishops expressed their opposition to a bill that would expand the legalization of abortion in Hidalgo state in Mexico.
May 30, 2019 - 11:18 am .- With violence in Mexico on the rise, the Catholic Church has a role to play in achieving lasting peace, said a priest of Mexico City.
Apr 29, 2019 - 09:00 pm .- Peter’s Pence, a global charitable fund overseen by Pope Francis, will support migrants in limbo in Mexico, the charity has announced.
Apr 9, 2019 - 12:30 pm .- Asylum seekers crossing the southern border may no longer have to return to Mexico while their cases are heard after a federal judge blocked the Department of Homeland Security’s Migrant Protection Protocols.
Apr 2, 2019 - 12:00 am .- The Bishop of Cuernavaca, Mexico has encouraged Catholics to intensify their prayers for peace, after the publication of a report that 15 Mexican cities figure among the most violent in the world.
Mar 29, 2019 - 08:01 pm .- President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico this week wrote to Pope Francis and the King of Spain, Felipe VI, asking for an apology for the conquest of Mexico by Spanish Catholics in the 16th century.
Mar 14, 2019 - 06:32 pm .- Catholic leaders released a statement this week in disagreement with the United States’ expansion of a policy that restricts asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mar 7, 2019 - 07:28 pm .- In response to the growing number of patients with kidney conditions in Guadalajara, Mexico, the Catholic charitable agency Caritas is implementing plans to set up a kidney dialysis clinic in the region.
Feb 27, 2019 - 05:34 pm .- The reputed migration emergency is ultimately not about people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, but about caring for the disadvantaged and the difficulties migrants and asylum seekers face in their efforts to reach safety, Archbishop Gustavo-Siller of San Antonio has said.
Feb 11, 2019 - 05:04 pm .- Over the past nine years, 152 priests in Mexico have been removed from ministry for sexual abuse of youth or vulnerable adults, the president of the Mexican Bishops’ Conference said Sunday.
Dec 12, 2018 - 05:40 pm .- With 26 priests murdered in the last six years, Mexico received a prominent mention in the 2018 Report on Religious Freedom in the World, recently published by the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).
Dec 11, 2018 - 03:47 pm .- It would be virtually impossible to travel to Mexico without seeing the colorful, star-cloaked, evil-crushing image of Our Lady of Guadalupe on street corners, in private homes, on restaurant walls, and certainly in church chapels.
Dec 6, 2018 - 12:00 am .- The Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City will host on Dec. 7 a “Day of Forgiveness,” in which for 10 consecutive hours priests will hear confessions.
Nov 9, 2018 - 12:42 am .- The new umbrella group Suma de Actores Sociales (United Social Actors) is calling citizens to stand up against efforts by president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador to legalize abortion, euthanasia and marijuana.
Oct 26, 2018 - 10:07 am .- Two Mexican legislators introduced this week proposals seeking to legalize abortion throughout the country.