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Mexican, American bishops offer moral guidelines for NAFTA talks

Mexican, American bishops offer moral guidelines for NAFTA talks

| Dennis Sadowski | November 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

Mexican and American bishops called on negotiators working to overhaul a 23-year-old trade agreement to ensure that any changes keep the needs of poor people foremost.

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Child Martyrs of Tlaxcala recalled for their devotion to faith

Child Martyrs of Tlaxcala recalled for their devotion to faith

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blessed Cristobal was about 12 or 13 when he confronted his father in 1527 over drinking “pulque,” an alcoholic beverage made from fermented sap of agave plant.

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Mexican Catholic youths transporting quake relief shot, robbed, raped

Mexican Catholic youths transporting quake relief shot, robbed, raped

| David Agren | September 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

Members of a Catholic youth group were shot at and robbed as they transported earthquake relief to southern Mexico, leaving two volunteers hospitalized. Another volunteer was sexually assaulted.

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Mexicans respond to quake with generosity, concern about politicians

Mexicans respond to quake with generosity, concern about politicians

| David Agren | September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Donations from Caritas chapters across Mexico started streaming into affected areas after an earthquake rocked central Mexico Sept. 19, claiming more than 300 lives, leveling homes and churches and leaving thousands homeless.

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Pope prays for victims of Mexico quake

Pope prays for victims of Mexico quake

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

As search and rescue operations continued in central Mexico, where more than 200 people died after a strong earthquake Sept. 19, Pope Francis offered his prayers for the victims.

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Bishop, Caritas staffer say situation in Mexico serious, much aid needed

Bishop, Caritas staffer say situation in Mexico serious, much aid needed

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Catholic bishop and a Caritas worker in Mexico said the situation was extremely serious after the Sept. 19 earthquake, and much aid would be needed.

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Church leaders offer prayers, Mexicans pitch in after earthquake

Church leaders offer prayers, Mexicans pitch in after earthquake

| David Agren | September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mexican church leaders offered prayers and urged generosity after an earthquake struck the national capital and its environs, claiming more than 240 lives — including at least 20 children trapped in a collapsed school.

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Magnitude 8.1 earthquake strikes off Pacific coast of Mexico, Guatemala

Magnitude 8.1 earthquake strikes off Pacific coast of Mexico, Guatemala

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck the Pacific coast of southern Mexico and Guatemala, causing buildings to collapse and tremors that rocked as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City.

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Undocumented immigrant hopes her experience changes hearts, policy

Undocumented immigrant hopes her experience changes hearts, policy

| February 9, 2017 | 7 Comments

Even as a young child, Morales said she knew not to share her immigration status for fear of deportation. Even within the immigrant community, many people who are undocumented do not talk about it, for fear their status will be used to manipulate them, or that someone who is angry with them could call ICE in revenge.

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Archbishop Hebda calls for prayers, understanding after Trump’s immigration actions

Archbishop Hebda calls for prayers, understanding after Trump’s immigration actions

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

“We join the Holy Father in reaffirming our Catholic teaching on the dignity of each human life and commit ourselves not only to prayer but also to supporting efforts for those of various viewpoints to come together to work for the common good, to make sure that our laws are just, fair and enforceable as well as compassionate, and to do all that we can to make sure families are kept intact, recognizing that families are the principal building blocks of a civilized society,” Archbishop Hebda said.

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Local mother shares expertise  at first Catholic home-schooling conference in Mexico

Local mother shares expertise at first Catholic home-schooling conference in Mexico

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

A bi-lingual, home-schooling mom from Minnesota shared her knowledge and experience at the first International Catholic Home School Conference in Mexico City in mid-October.

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Protecting the precious gift of our religious liberty

Protecting the precious gift of our religious liberty

| November 21, 2012

Events in Mexico less than 100 years ago are a stark reminder of why we must safeguard our religious freedom

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