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In Mexico, ongoing violence continues during Holy Week

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY -- A pair of passion plays were interrupted by gunfire on Good Friday as the violence convulsing Mexico continued claiming...

Argentina airspace is closest pope has come to homecoming

MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- The papal flight to Chile lasted about 15 hours and flew over the Pope Francis' native Argentina, where many in...

Jesuits defend embattled Honduran priest ‘Padre Melo’

MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- The Society of Jesus has denounced threats made against an outspoken Honduran Jesuit who has highlighted accusations of widespread irregularities...

New Mexico City archbishop Retes is longtime Pope Francis ally

MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis picked a longtime ally to lead the world's largest archdiocese, where many professing the Catholic faith have fallen...

Mexicans respond to quake with generosity, concerns about aid distribution

Catholic News Service CUERNAVACA, Mexico — Donations from Caritas chapters across Mexico started streaming into affected areas after an earthquake rocked central Mexico Sept. 19,...

Mexicans pitch in to help after earthquake

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Mexican church leaders offered prayers and urged generosity after an earthquake struck the national capital and its environs, claiming...

Pope Francis tells Colombian officials to pursue peace through social inclusion

Catholic News Service BOGOTA, Colombia — Pope Francis urged Colombians to put aside prejudice and pursue peace through social inclusion, fighting inequality and paying attention...

Villavicencio: Colombian city of ‘victims and victimizers’ on pope’s itinerary

Catholic News Service VILLAVICENCIO, Colombia — People in need in this city set in the heart of Colombia’s cattle country line up outside the Pope...

Pope in Colombia to promote healing after decades of war

Catholic News Service BOGOTA, Colombia — Pope Francis arrived in Colombia Sept. 6 for a five-day visit to promote reconciliation in a deeply Catholic country...

Feminist anarchist group says it detonated explosion at Mexican bishops’ offices

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — An anarchist group calling itself “Informal Feminist Commando of Anti-Authoritarian Action Coatlicue” has claimed credit for detonating an explosive...

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