Tag Archives: Mexico

Mexico: Gunmen Attack Church Camp-Out

Toluca, Mexico – A gang of about a dozen armed people stormed into a church youth camp-out near Mexico City and went on an hours-long rampage of beatings, robberies and rape, authorities said Saturday. Seven girls were raped during the Friday … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI’s Remarks on Arrival in Mexico

Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Mexico on Friday, at the start of his six-day trip to Latin America that will also take him to the island nation of Cuba. In remarks during the official welcome ceremony, the Holy Father said … Continue reading

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The Largest Nativity Scene in the World

And it sets a Guinness Record! Mexico City – City authorities have set up a nativity scene – certified by Guinness Records as the largest in the world – as part of their Christmas festivities. The nativity scene, which cost $2 … Continue reading

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Border Nuns

Franciscans risk stoning to provide aid to poor along border fence. CNS: The compact car lifted a trail of dust as it traveled slowly along the 18-foot-tall chain-link fence, attracting the attention of the U.S. Border Patrol agent sitting in … Continue reading

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Priest Uses Water Gun to Spray Congregation with Holy Water

Whatever happened to using an aspergillum? The Deacon’s Bench: Really?  Seems so. Details: A Catholic priest from a small Mexican town has turned on his own congregation armed with a watergun which was loaded with holy water. Father Juan Ramon Hernandez gives … Continue reading

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Mexico is a Mess!

When things like this are happening all the more: Priest killed in crossfire. Church officials and the community of Matamoros were in shock after a well-known Catholic priest was killed in crossfire during a Saturday afternoon shootout between armed gunmen … Continue reading

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Israeli President Netanyahu Urges US to Return to 1845 Borders

Netanyahu Urges U.S. Return to 1845 Borders Israeli PM calls for “just solution” to end the conflict. Aboard Air Force Aleph (Reuters) – Speaking to reporters accompanying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his long flight to the United States … Continue reading

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Mexican Church Takes a Closer Look at Donors

And well they should! Mexico — The large orange chapel here, with its towering cross, would be just another Roman Catholic church if not for a bronze plaque announcing that it was “donated by Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano” — better known … Continue reading

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The Most Lethal Place Place on Earth

Not in Iraq or Afghanistan or Egypt… Actually, it’s just South of the American border: Mexico. Drugs… and the insatiable demand up North…

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