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Ruling party presidential candidate Claudia Sheinbaum shows her ink-stained thumb after voting during general elections in Mexico City, Sunday, June 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Politics & SocietyThe Weekly Dispatch
Kevin Clarke
López Obrador says he plans to go quietly into political retirement, but AMLO playing Benedict to Claudia Sheinbaum’s Francis will be just one of the incoming Mexican president’s major challenges.
Politics & SocietyNews
David Agren - OSV News
“We will also respect political, social, cultural and religious diversity. Gender and sexual diversity. We will always continue to fight against any form of discrimination,” President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum said.
Mark Stevenson - Associated Press
Msgr. Salvador Rangel, a retired bishop who was famous for trying to mediate between drug cartels in Mexico, was located and taken to a hospital after apparently being briefly kidnapped.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Graham Greene crafted some of English-language literature's finest works, part of a fascinating life marked by bouts of uncertainty and the certainty of doubt.
Relatives of missing students hold posters with their images as they take part in a Sept. 27, 2020, march to mark the sixth anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College in Iguala, Mexico. The students disappeared in Iguala after they clashed with police and masked men. (CNS photo/Henry Romero, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
The president devoted more than 20 minutes of his press conference to an attack on Centro Prodh and its activism for human rights in Mexico. He charged, without offering any evidence, that Centro Prodh’s work is influenced by political actors from opposition parties.
Arts & CultureBooks
Jenny Shank
Silvia Moreno-Garcia's novels 'Silver Nitrate' and 'Mexican Gothic' feature complicated heroines, compelling plots and supernatural elements solidly grounded in research.