- Jun 20, 2021
The Mexican bishops’ conference published Tuesday the “Catholic Church’s Plan for Building Peace,” in an effort to “redouble efforts and united action” against corruption and violence racking the country.
A Mexican diocese has apologized and asked for forgiveness for failing to stop a priest from sexually abusing Catholic school children. At the time, the priest had been banned from his priestly duties in a neighboring archdiocese.
A pair of passion plays were interrupted by gunfire on Good Friday as the violence convulsing Mexico continued claiming lives through the Holy Week holidays.
The bishop of Matamoros, Mexico, across the border from Brownsville, Texas, has expressed alarm after two church explosions within four days.
The Roman Catholic diocese where two priests were killed earlier this month has withdrawn all nuns from the hyper-violent city of Chilapa in southern Mexico.
The Bishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Mexico denied that Father Germain Muñiz Garcia, who was murdered on a Mexican highway Feb. 5 along with Father Iván Añorve Jaimes, had any connection to organized crime, as the Guerrero State Prosecutor’s Office has recently claimed.
A report from the Mexican bishops’ conference has catalogued many of the 1,850 churches — including 17 cathedrals — damaged in the twin earthquakes that shook the country in September, as ‘historic.’
Three archbishops and nine bishops representing at least 13 million Catholics from Sacramento to the Mexican coastal city of Ensenada have resurrected their “Alta-Baja” friendship, paving the way to potentially working together in the future.