- Aug 10, 2020
Mexico’s bishops called on Catholics to speak out ahead of a Supreme Court ruling that could lead to abortion being decriminalized nationwide.
Temperatures taken and anti-bacterial gel applied, the faithful passed through a disinfecting arch set up in front of centuries-old wood-and-stone doors. Inside, they sat spaced out on pews while robed priests donned face masks. In another church, a glass partition separated people from the altar.
In southern Mexico’s Chiapas state, customs and traditions have proven stronger than any warnings that come about COVID-19.
Mexico’s bishops pledged to help the people affected by an earthquake in southern Oaxaca state that left at least five dead.
Pope Francis is praying for victims of a powerful earthquake in southern Mexico.
Father Andres Esteban Lopez recently brought hundreds of “detentes” — small emblems of the Sacred Heart of Jesus — to a Mexico City hospital, where he enters the intensive care units to pray the rosary and visit patients with COVID-19.