Mexican church and civic officials have canceled public feast celebrations for Mexico’s patroness at her shrine in Mexico City due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The celebration normally attracts 10 million pilgrims to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the world’s most-visited Marian shrine.
For Mexican Catholics in the U.S., Biculturality Impacts All Areas of Life
Twenty-year-old Abigail Zarate is a Latino Studies student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a Mexican-American, a Catholic, and a first-time voter. For some, this might sound like a lot, but for her, being many things at once is part of her cultural identity and faith journey.
Mexican Parishes Refocus Aid Responses as Pandemic Drags On
People started lining up shortly after noon outside the 16th-century Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in southern Mexico City. Most practiced social distancing as best they could on a bustling sidewalk; all were clutching empty food containers.
Mexican Bishops Welcome Supreme Court Abortion Ruling
Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled against a proposal that could have paved the way for the decriminalization of abortion across the country.
Book Describes a Dark Side of Mexico’s Catholic History
More than a war chronicle, “Saints and Sinners in the Cristero War: Stories of Martyrdom from Mexico” dissects the religious, social and political aspects of Mexico’s anti-Catholic history.