JESUS MARIA, Mexico – Fr. Felipe Altamirano Carrillo, an indigenous priest who served in the Mexico's western state of Nayarit, was murdered Sunday while returning from saying Mass in one of the towns in which he served.

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CUERNAVACA, Mexico – For years, bishops in Cuernavaca have requested repairs to the 1525 Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary.

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MEXICO CITY – Some 30,000 people gathered last Sunday for the 17th March for Life, Peace and Migrants in Tijuana, Mexico.

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MEXICO CITY – An American priest and prison chaplain in northern Mexico says his home, which doubles as a halfway house, was raided in the early hours of St. Patrick's Day as police came to arrest one of the three men who live with him.

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MEXICO CITY – A priest in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca has been sentenced to 16 years and 6 months in prison for sexual abuse, marking the first ever conviction of a Catholic clergyman for such a crimes in the country.

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Canada can expect to see more asylum seekers crossing its 9,000 km, mostly unguarded, border with the United States as enforcement toughens at the U.S.-Mexican border and President Donald Trump continues to issue executive orders to restrain refugee arrivals, Catholic refugee advocates have told The Catholic Register.

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SALTILLO, Mexico – Edelmiro Cardona hardly had any time to flee his native Honduras with his brother when gang members came calling.

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PHOENIX – The mother who made headlines as possibly the first unauthorized immigrant to be deported from the United States under President Donald Trump's immigration orders was being sheltered overnight by the Kino Border Institute in Nogales, Mexico, Feb. 9.

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MORELIA, Mexico – The head of an archdiocese in the western Mexican state of Michoacan has said the country needs to seek forgiveness for failing to provide for its people who seek a better life in the United States.

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MEXICO CITY – Catholics working with the thousands of migrants transiting Mexico in their attempts to reach the United States said a border barricade will fail to dissuade those desperately fleeing countries in Central America with some of the highest homicide rates on earth.

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REYNOSA, Mexico – Priests in factory towns say they're hearing concerns from parishioners as U.S. President Donald Trump demands companies stop investing into Mexico and start returning jobs north of the border.

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MEXICO CITY – Mexican Catholic officials called for calm as angry protests over hikes in the government-set gasoline price consume the country.

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MEXICO CITY – An outspoken priest who had been reported missing in the state of Veracruz was found alive, but with signs of torture.

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MEXICO CITY – A congressional committee has voted against proceeding with a presidential proposal to legalize same-sex marriages throughout Mexico, reflecting a reticence among lawmakers to proceed on an issue against which Catholic and evangelical congregations have lobbied.

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GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Even in a rural Mexican community that has grown accustomed to the news of brutal killings, the abduction and murder of a popular Catholic priest has triggered profound shock and outrage.

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