David Agren covers Mexico as a freelance correspondent for Catholic News Service. His reporting also regularly appears in the Guardian, USA Today and the Washington Post. A native of Canada, he has lived in Mexico City for the past 11 years.

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Nicaraguan Catholic leaders decry government's repressive measures

Catholic leaders in Nicaragua have expressed alarm at several proposed laws that could prohibit groups and individuals from receiving foreign funding and further curtail freedom of expression in the Central American country.

Pastor, patient, chaplain: Mexican padre sees pandemic from all sides

Fr. Humberto Zúñiga Rodríguez brings a special insight to his work on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis in Mexico: He contracted COVID-19 in June and recovered after spending 38 days in isolation.

New caravan of 3,000 migrants forms in Honduras; first during pandemic

Catholic migrant ministries in Guatemala are attending to a caravan that formed in Honduras and is heading northward toward the border with Mexico.

Salvadoran university welcomes conviction for '89 Jesuit murders

A Spanish court has convicted a former Salvadoran colonel for the murders of five Jesuit priests in 1989 — a rare act of justice for an atrocity from El Salvador's brutal civil war.

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