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Cardinal: Pope Francis will visit Mexico in February

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Pope Francis will visit Mexico in February, marking the pontiff’s first trip to the heavily Catholic country, said Cardinal...

Mexico mops up after Patricia; ‘nature was kind,’ official says

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Mexico is mopping up after Hurricane Patricia hit its Pacific Coast with Category 5 strength, but left surprising little...

Pope Francis will visit Mexico in 2016

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — The Mexican bishops’ conference and the Vatican have confirmed Pope Francis will visit Mexico in 2016, marking his first...

Francis meets with both bishops and clergy abuse survivors at Phila....

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — Pope Francis met with a group of survivors of sexual abuse Sept. 27 and later told bishops that he was...

Pope urges Bolivian priests and religious to remember their roots

Catholic News Service SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia — Speaking to an audience of Bolivian priests, men and women religious and seminarians, Pope Francis called on them...

Pope drawn into Bolivian-Chilean coastline controversy

Catholic News Service SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia — Pope Francis had barely touched Bolivian soil when President Evo Morales brought up the touchiest topic in the...

Mexico Supreme Court makes same-sex marriages legal

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Supreme Court has declared state-level laws, defining marriage only as the union of a man and a woman,...

Survey shows Latin Americans leaving Catholicism

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Increasing numbers of Catholics in Latin America are abandoning the church in favor of evangelical congregations or nonreligious life,...

Pope Francis wants child migrants at U.S. border to be ‘welcomed...

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — The Vatican’s secretary of state pledged full support for addressing the issue of child migrants streaming out Central America...

Call to forgive in murder of two priests in Mexico

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Two Mexican priests were found murdered in their Veracruz parish residence in a crime that authorities attribute to a...

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