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Bomb set off at Mexican Bishops’ Conference headquarters

Unidentified persons set off an explosive today at the headquarters of the Mexican Bishops’ Conference (CEM) in Mexico City. No one was injured, according to a conference spokesman. A security camera video shared by Bishop Ramon Castro of Cuernavaca shows footage from inside the building of the moment the explosive went off outside the facilities.

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Following sixth journalist murder this year, Mexican bishops speak up

The Mexican Bishops’ Conference offered prayers for journalists as they face increased violence in their efforts to uncover truth. “The Mexican Bishop’s Conference expresses its support and solidarity with journalists throughout Mexico, facing violence attacks in the exercise of their profession,” the bishops said in a May 21 statement. According to the international journalist advocacy

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One of Mexico’s abducted priests is FREED

A priest in Mexico’s state of Tamaulipas who had been abducted earlier this week was freed on Thursday after media pressure on the case. Fr. Oscar López Navarro, a member of the Missionaries of Christ the Mediator, was kidnapped March 28 as he was arriving at his parish of St. Joseph the Worker in Altamira,

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Days after a priest in Mexico is shot dead, another is kidnapped

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The kidnappers have said they would be willing to release the priest in exchange for a ransom Mexico’s Catholic council of bishops says a priest has been kidnapped in the northern Gulf coast city of Tampico. The council identified the priest as Fr Oscar Lopez Navarro. Bishop José Luis Dibildox of Tampico said Fr Lopez

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Catholic priest murdered in Mexico

s have been slain in Mexico since 2006 Mexico’s Catholic council of bishops says a priest has been killed in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit. The council identifies Felipe Altamirano Carrillo as an Indigenous priest and says he was killed early on Monday. His Nayar prelature serves a population made up largely of Huichol

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This priest says Adoration has made Juarez a safer city

Juarez, located in the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico, was considered from 2008 to 2010 to be one of the the most dangerous cities in the world, due to drug trafficking violence and the constant struggles for power and territory between the cartels. However, the city of 1.3 million inhabitants dropped off this list

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