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Pope names new archbishops for Paris, Mexico City dioceses

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2017 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Thursday named the next archbishops of two major metropolitan sees – Archbishop Michel Aupetit to Paris and Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes to Mexico City, the world’s largest diocese. The appointments were announced in a […]

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Body of third priest kidnapped in Mexico found

Vatican City, Sep 26, 2016 / 07:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Less than a week after two Catholic priests in Mexico were found murdered after having been abducted from their parishes, the body of a third slain priest, Fr. José Alfredo López Guillén, has been found. Fr. López […]

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Hope for Mexico: one bishop’s reflection on the papal visit

Rome, Italy, Feb 27, 2016 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, Pope Francis had a simple message to tell the people of Mexico: “you are not forgotten.” Bishop Cantú, who chairs the U.S. bishops’ committee on international justice and peace, said […]

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The unscripted message of Pope Francis in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 13, 2016 / 07:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Upon arriving in Mexico the evening of Feb. 12, Pope Francis traveled to the Apostolic Nunciature, where he spent the night– but not without a surprise. Shortly after arriving, the Pope came out to greet the […]

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Collection from Mexico papal Masses to fund migrant centers

Rome, Italy, Jan 8, 2016 / 03:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Funds raised during the collection in Pope Francis' public Masses in Mexico have a special destination: they will be used to build two new welcoming centers for the country’s large influx of immigrants. “On the occasion of […]

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Pope Francis could visit Mexico in first half of 2016

Vatican City, Oct 6, 2015 / 11:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis is seriously considering a trip to Mexico in 2016, the vice director of the Holy See Press Office told CNA today. Italian priest Fr. Ciro Benedettini said that the trip could take place in the […]

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Pope confirms three US stops in September, no Mexico for now

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 19, 2015 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his in-flight press conference from Manila to Rome, Pope Francis confirmed he plans stops in Philadelphia, New York City and Washington D.C. during his visit to the United States this autumn. "The three cities […]

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Priests at Mexico City Cathedral hear 5000 confessions

Mexico City, Mexico, Dec 8, 2014 / 08:54 am (CNA).- Responding to an invitation from Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera to seek reconciliation with Christ during the season of Advent, nearly 5000 Catholics stood in line for hours to receive the Sacrament of Confession. According to the Archdiocese […]

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Church in Mexico helps collect weapons for disarmament program

Church in Mexico helps collect weapons for disarmament program

Mexico City, Mexico, Jul 19, 2014 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For the third year in a row, the Archdiocese of Mexico City is hosting a voluntary disarmament program as part of a campaign to reduce violence in the Mexican capital. Rosa Icela Rodriguez of Mexico City’s […]

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