Tag: Mexico City

Mexican priest accused of murder after celebrating victim’s funeral Mass

Mexican priest accused of murder after celebrating victim’s funeral Mass

| David Agren | June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

A priest in Mexico City has been arrested for murder barely a week after he celebrated a funeral Mass for the victim.

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Caravan heads to Mexico City; Guadalupe basilica opens for migrants

Caravan heads to Mexico City; Guadalupe basilica opens for migrants

| David Agren | November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The caravan of migrants making its way through Mexico has started arriving in Mexico City, where the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the world’s most-visited Marian shrine, has opened its shelter for pilgrims to weary Central American migrants.

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Cardinal Rivera’s home attacked in Mexico City, security guard killed

Cardinal Rivera’s home attacked in Mexico City, security guard killed

| David Agren | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

An auxiliary police officer was shot dead at the Mexico City home of Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera in what authorities described as an unsuccessful attempt at robbing the retired churchman.

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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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Church-based charities provide earthquake relief in Mexico

Church-based charities provide earthquake relief in Mexico

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of two earthquakes in the span of two weeks in Mexico church-based relief agencies have been on the ground providing food, shelter and repairs.

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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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Mexican priest stabbed at cathedral in May dies

Mexican priest stabbed at cathedral in May dies

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera and the Metropolitan Cathedral said that Father Miguel Angel Machorro, stabbed at the altar while celebrating Mass May 15, has died.

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Explosive device detonated outside Mexican bishops’ offices

Explosive device detonated outside Mexican bishops’ offices

| David Agren | July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

An explosive device was detonated outside the offices of the Mexican bishops’ conference, directly across the street from the country’s most visited religious site, the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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Woman calls childhood in Mexico a blessing, thanks to NPH

Woman calls childhood in Mexico a blessing, thanks to NPH

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The idea was to provide a stable home for orphans and children whose families didn’t have the money to care for them. Grove, who later married an American and became a U.S. citizen, lived in an NPH home just north of Mexico City in Acolman for seven years with several hundred other children.

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