- Aug 4, 2021
A conference in Mexico City attempts to find answers to the Church’s sex abuse crisis in Latin America.
The Mexican bishops’ conference issued a plea for peace and Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes asked priests to celebrate Masses “for all the victims of violence in the country” after a pair of kidnappings and killings in the national capital provoked outrage and worsened perceptions of insecurity.
Crux interviews Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes of Mexico City about immigration, SNAP, and the work to strengthen the archdiocese.
A Mexican sexual abuse victim to whom Pope Francis wrote to ask forgiveness saw the priest who abused him sentenced to 63 years in prison on Tuesday.
In his first homily as archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes urged unity, promised humility and promoted social ministries.
Pope Francis has given Paris and Mexico City new archbishops, filling two important positions in the Catholic Church with churchmen he has known and promoted in recent years.
Ana Maria Saucedo, a psychologist at the medical center of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, sees an unbreakable link between faith and psychology. God understands people’s emotions because God became human, she said.
Health care law in Mexico requires that medical services are provided on a sliding scale, considering the ability of patients to pay. In light of the recent devastating earthquake, the Archdiocese of Mexico City has announced that it will provide medical services “even if you can’t pay on the sliding scale.”