Mexico - Latest News
Dec 2, 2017 - 04:05 am .- A partnership among the Diocese of Brownsville, businesses, and other community partners aims to create a self-sustaining space where area residents can learn, play, find services, and meet others from different backgrounds.
Nov 28, 2017 - 06:00 am .- Several Mexican media outlets reported on Nov. 24 that Eduardo Verastegui, internationally known Catholic actor and producer, could be a serious candidate in the country’s 2018 presidential elections.
Nov 22, 2017 - 03:09 am .- Juarez, located in the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico, was considered from 2008 to 2010 to be one of the the most dangerous cities in the world, due to drug trafficking violence and the constant struggles for power and territory between the cartels.
Nov 4, 2017 - 03:02 pm .- They call her Santa Muerte (‘Holy Death’ or ‘Saint Death’), but she’s no saint.
Sep 29, 2017 - 06:00 am .- To provide relief after a spate of recent natural disasters, the Knights of Columbus have raised over $2.8 million worth of aid to be distributed to the Caribbean and Mexico, and to the southeastern states of the United States.
Sep 26, 2017 - 11:30 am .- In the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake, the Archdiocese of Mexico City has announced that anyone needing medical care can go to the Catholic Church's clinics and hospitals even if they are unable to pay.
Sep 21, 2017 - 02:46 pm .- On Sept. 19, a family in Puebla, Mexico was attending the baptism of their daughter when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook the church, cracking the dome above them, which collapsed and fell on top of them.
Sep 20, 2017 - 11:13 am .- Following Mexico’s second major earthquake in two weeks, bishops in the country called for prayers and solidarity, asking Our Lady of Guadalupe to intercede and comfort the suffering people.
Sep 8, 2017 - 11:42 am .- Following Mass during his five-day trip to Colombia, Pope Francis on Friday offered prayers for those affected by a major earthquake in Mexico the previous night.
Aug 11, 2017 - 11:54 am .- For the ninth year in a row, Mexico is the most violent country in Latin America for priests, said a report from the Catholic Multimedia Center.
Jul 27, 2017 - 01:02 pm .- An online statement purporting to be from a radical feminist group has claimed responsibility for the explosive set off at the Mexican Bishops' Conference earlier this week.
Jul 25, 2017 - 02:30 pm .- Unidentified persons set off an explosive today at the headquarters of the Mexican Bishops' Conference (CEM) in Mexico City. No one was injured, according to a conference spokesman.
Jul 14, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The recent massacre of over two dozen prisoners in a central penitentiary in the state of Guerrero, Mexico may have been part of a ritual of the Santa Muerte cult.
Jun 28, 2017 - 12:07 am .- Father Miguel Angel Machorro, who was stabbed May 15 at the Mexico City Cathedral, left intensive care and was transferred to the Intermediate Care Area of Angeles Mocel Hospital in Mexico City, according to a June 20 statement by the Archdiocese of Mexico.
May 22, 2017 - 03:22 pm .- The Mexican Bishops' Conference offered prayers for journalists as they face increased violence in their efforts to uncover truth.
May 17, 2017 - 04:12 pm .- The Mexico archdiocese's newspaper Desde la Fe wrote an editorial decrying the “disastrous situation in Mexico” as the country ranks number two in a report on the world's most violent nations.
May 2, 2017 - 12:35 am .- In the context of their 103rd Full Assembly, the Mexican Bishops Conference released a statement on the suffering on migrants, calling for efforts to fight corruption and promote a dignified life.
Apr 26, 2017 - 03:34 pm .- With abortion illegal in Mexico, a ship providing the procedure has landed on the country's coast, drawing outrage from the local pro-life movement.
Apr 8, 2017 - 05:32 am .- U.S. immigration authorities should show mercy on a detained Catholic mother with a special needs child, who fled Mexico when drug cartels began to persecute her family, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati said this week.
Mar 31, 2017 - 06:08 am .- A bishop in Mexico's Guerrero state, which suffers the most from drug- and gang-related violence, recently met with gang leaders in order to protect priests who were receiving death threats.

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