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Church leaders pledge to support, cooperate with new Mexican president

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican bishops conference extended congratulations to presidential election winner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who won a landslide victory on an...

As immigration woes rise, lawmakers can’t agree on solutions

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Bipartisan disagreement on how to fix the country's immigration system led to failure once again as lawmakers on Capitol Hill turned...

Onetime Polish war refugee collects history so the world won’t forget

WASHINGTON -- One of Julek Plowy's first memories as a young World War II Polish refugee in Mexico is eating raw onions like an...

Mexican priest proposed as possible human rights chief

MEXICO CITY — The front-runner in Mexico’s presidential election said, if he wins July 1, he would appoint an activist priest as his human...

Mexican priest stabbed in his parish

MEXICO CITY -- A Mexico priest has been stabbed to death in his parish, the latest attack on clergy in the heavily Catholic country. Father...

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...

Two priests killed in Mexico in region dominated by drug trade

MEXICO CITY -- Two priests were gunned down as they returned from Candlemas celebrations in a corner of Mexico rife with drug cartel violence...

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 prays for victims of Mexico quake

VATICAN CITY — As search and rescue operations continued in central Mexico, where more than 200 people died after a strong earthquake Sept. 19,...

Catholic leaders mourn ‘senseless deaths’ in trafficking tragedy

SAN ANTONIO — The “completely senseless deaths” of 10 people who died of heat exhaustion and suffocation they suffered from being held in a...

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