NOGALES, Mexico (AP) — For years, Catholic-led, U-S.-based nonprofits have been at the forefront of efforts to support migrants and asylum seekers along the Mexican border. Tough new border policies, ...
(RNS) — A rich dialogue is developing among conservative evangelical women about how to best help families seeking refuge in America.
(The Conversation) — While Halloween has its origins in Christian tradition, Day of the Dead is a mix of a thriving indigenous culture and the religion of its 16th-century conquerers.
(RNS) — When the facts are uncertain, when the research is incomplete, we must lean toward the solution that is safest for the people affected. Gambling with people's lives is not acceptable.
(RNS) — An ancient dance tradition with roots in Mexico’s indigenous culture, the Conchero calls down ancestral spirits to give their blessing.
SANTA ANA CHAPITIRO, Mexico (RNS) — The image of death has loomed over Mexican music, dance and literature for centuries. A new addition is the cult of Santa Muerte, which has become increasingly popular in the past two decades.
TAXCO, Mexico (RNS) — The celebration of Holy Week in this colonial town southwest of Mexico City is one of the most dramatic and shocking in the country.
SAO PAULO (RNS) — The flow of refugees has overwhelmed efforts to meet Pope Francis' call to provide 'hospitality and acceptance' for immigrants.
CATEMACO, Mexico (RNS) — Sorcerers, witches, healers and spiritual guides appeared the first Friday of March as they have for almost 50 years in this small town in southern Mexico.
(RNS) — A traditional Candlemas celebration in the southern Mexican town of Tlacotalpan combines mischief and heartfelt adoration of the Virgin Mary.
AMOZOC, Mexico (RNS) — For 100 years, this central Mexican town has made Nativity sets and other religious figures by hand. Now foreign competition has put its future in doubt.
(RNS) — One of the most distinctive devotions to the patron saint of Mexico is a parade of clowns who make a pilgrimage to thank the Virgin for their good fortune.
TIJUANA, Mexico (RNS) — In a border city overwhelmed with more than 6,000 asylum-seekers, one group had bulked up its meal program to serve more than 1,200 breakfasts a day.
SAN ANDRÉS MIXQUIC, Mexico (RNS) — In Mexican families, the remembrance of loved ones is so frequent and natural that it can seem as if the deceased has never died.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (RNS) — Every year, millions of Catholic pilgrims accompany the medieval statue of Our Lady of Expectation as it is carried from the cathedral in Guadalajara to its home in neighboring Zapopan.