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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...

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...

Bishops in southern Mexico face threats from organized criminal groups

Catholic News Service   MEXICO CITY - Bishops in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero have suffered threats from organized criminal groups as they serve a...

Latin American bishops call for help for food-short Venezuela

Catholic News Service SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Bishops from across Latin America condemned the ongoing violence in Venezuela and called for the church to...

Bishop briefs Tillerson on church’s interest in building the ‘common good’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace met with the country’s top diplomat, Rex Tillerson,...

Priest found dead in northern Mexico, fourth deadly attack of a...

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — A Catholic priest has been found dead in northern Mexico, marking another attack on clergy in a country where...

Mexican priest kidnapped, found alive with signs of torture

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — An outspoken priest who had been reported missing in the state of Veracruz was found alive, but with signs...

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