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New Mexico - Latest News
Jun 30, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- After a bus crashed on its way back to New Mexico from a Catholic youth conference in Denver, reports have emerged that the seminarian on board, Jason Marshall, may have given his life to save the kids on board the bus.
Feb 12, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- New Mexico’s House of Representatives passed a bill that would decriminalize the state’s inactive ban on abortion.
Jan 8, 2019 - 12:50 pm .- Proposed legislation in New Mexico would repeal the state’s laws criminalizing abortion, which date to the 1960s but have not been enforced since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 ruling in Roe v Wade.
Jan 8, 2019 - 02:53 am .- Proposed legislation in New Mexico could legalize assisted suicide in the state, and may even allow for the prescription of deadly drugs outside the state via telemedicine, and by healthcare professionals other than physicians.
Oct 31, 2018 - 04:00 am .- A political group was wrong to use a letter from the New Mexico bishops for a newspaper ad backing a gubernatorial candidate in the upcoming election, the state’s Catholic bishops have said.
Oct 30, 2018 - 03:19 pm .- Four states, including Texas and Florida, are in the crosshairs of an anti-religious freedom funders’ network that coordinated the successful effort to recognize gay marriage in law.
Sep 24, 2018 - 05:01 pm .- A former priest is back in the United States after he fled to Morocco in 1992 to escape accusations of sexual abuse.
Jul 17, 2018 - 01:15 pm .- A New Mexican diocese is investigating a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary that some Catholics say has been “weeping” for more than a month.
May 8, 2018 - 04:54 pm .- A 2017 U.S. Supreme Court decision has given new life to New Mexico backers of state funding for private school textbooks, as their case returns to the state Supreme Court.
Oct 24, 2017 - 01:57 pm .- The release of court records related to sex abuse allegations against three Catholic priests several decades ago will serve as “an additional step in healing for survivors, their families, our Church, and communities,” the Archdiocese of Santa Fe has said.
Aug 23, 2016 - 06:34 am .- The Catholic bishops of New Mexico are speaking up against a proposal to reintroduce capital punishment in the state, saying that respect for human life must be consistent.