- May 9, 2021
Church pews were empty across New Mexico as residents celebrated Easter at home amid a prohibition on public gatherings that was extended this weekend to houses of worship.
Hispanic and Native American leaders in New Mexico locked in a dispute over the annual re-enactment of a 17th-century Spanish conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe – which has drawn comparisons to the Confederate monument debate – announced plans Wednesday aimed at “reconciliation.”
Bishop John C. Wester of the Diocese of Salt Lake has been named archbishop of Santa Fe, the Vatican announced Monday. Wester, who will replace the retiring Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan, has been a vocal proponent of immigration reform. He is the head of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops