- Sep 20, 2020
Mexico’s electoral authority ordered the president to remove a political ad that referred to Pope Francis and the Gospel.
The Mexican government and some survivors of a notorious massacre of Indigenous peoples by paramilitaries will sign an “amicable agreement” that includes an apology and reparations.
No sooner had federal forces arrested José Antonio Yépez Ortiz — a crime boss known as “El Marro,” or the sledgehammer — than stories surfaced of his supposed generosity with the Catholic Church and devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Ten years ago, 72 migrants “on a journey of hope” – as Pope Francis described it – were massacred by the Los Zetas cartel in Mexico. Although there are 15 people detained for the crime, no one has been convicted.
As the pandemic drags on and Mexico reopens, priests and religious are rethinking their responses and adapting to realities such as unemployment and rising poverty, especially in places like the periphery of Mexico City
Nearly a decade after the slaying of 72 migrants on a ranch in northeastern Mexico, church leaders and migrant shelter operators are once again demanding the authorities properly investigate one of the country’s most notorious crimes.