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by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 21, 2022 / 13:00 pm The Jesuits of Mexico announced Tuesday that two of their priests were killed Monday inside a church in a mountainous region of Chihuahua state. Fathers Javier Campos Morales and Joaquín César Mora Salazar had served as Jesuit priests for …

by CNA Staff Guadalajara, Mexico, Jun 7, 2022 / 14:29 pm In one historic weekend, the Cardinal Archbishop of Guadalajara, José Francisco Robles Ortega, ordained 70 men to the priesthood in two separate ceremonies held June 4 and 5 at the Mexican Martyrs Shrine in that city. In the first …

by David Ramos Mexico City Newsroom, May 19, 2022 / 15:14 pm The body of Father José Guadalupe Rivas Saldaña, 57, has been found with signs of violence on the outskirts of Tecate, a city located on the border with the United States in the Mexican state of Baja California. …

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Apr 20, 2022 / 07:00 am Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán died Wednesday morning in Rome at the age of 89. The Mexican cardinal is remembered for his service at the Vatican as the president of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care …

In 1531 a “Lady from Heaven” appeared to Saint Juan Diego, a poor Indian from Tepeyac, a hill northwest of Mexico City. She identified herself as the Mother of the True God and instructed him to have the bishop build a church on the site. As a sign for the …

by CNA Staff Mexico City Newsroom, Nov 20, 2021 / 09:22 am A century ago, in 1921, there was an attack perpetrated against Our Lady of Guadalupe in the old basilica in Mexico City, in which the Marian image was protected by a crucifix. “Nov. 14 marks the 100th anniversary …

“Long live Christ the King and the Virgin of Guadalupe!” This was the slogan of the “Cristero” uprising in the 1920’s against the anti-Catholic government of Mexico which had instituted and enforced laws against the Church in an absurd attempt to eradicate the Catholic faith in Mexico, even going so …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2021 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- President Joe Biden cited Our Lady of Guadalupe and displayed his rosary beads in a conversation with the president of Mexico on Monday. In the virtual conversation with Mexico’s President López Obrador, Biden—a Catholic—claimed a devotion to …

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2020 / 07:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has granted a plenary indulgence to Catholics celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at home this Saturday. Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes announced the pope’s decision following a Dec. 6 Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady …

Mexico City, Mexico, May 21, 2020 / 04:55 pm MT (CNA).- When Fr. Antonio Pérez Hernández was recently hospitalized with COVID-19, he said he was able to witness firsthand how God is present in the midst of suffering. The priest shared his experience in a recent video posted by the …