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Father Erasmo Pliego de Jesus was found dead on an isolated country road in Mexico

Missing priest in Mexico is found dead

His death brings the number of priests killed in Mexico since 2013 to 11

A supporter of marijuana legalization wears a Lucha Libre wrestling mask decorated with a marijuana leaf as he celebrates outside the Supreme Court in Mexico City (Photo: AP)

Church spokesman says ruling that may pave the way to legalisation is ‘incredibly irresponsible’

Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico (AP)

Mexican Cardinal Norberto Rivera has reportedly confirmed that the Pontiff will begin his visit to the country on February 12

The remains of a mid-16th century church known as the Temple of Santiago (AP)

The building has been revealed in the Nezahualcóyotl reservoir in Chiapas state

The cathedral in Guadalajara. The Pope will visit the country next year (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Pope Francis to visit Mexico next year

The troubled country is home to second-largest Catholic population

Images of college students who went missing in Mexico's Guerrero state are set outside the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix by immigration reform advocates (CNS)

Pope Francis’s trip to Philadelphia coincides with the anniversary of attacks which left six people dead and 43 missing

A scene featuring a rally in Mexico

Film review: Cartel Land

Cartel Land doesn’t make for comfortable viewing, and rightly so

Pilgrims carry an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe toward the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Mexico City [PA]

Around 200-300 people were walking towards a church when the accident happened in the state of Zacatecas

A scene from Cristiada, a film about anti-Catholic persecution in Mexico

A chronicle of the period between 1910 and 1929 when so many Mexican Catholics endured banishment and persecution

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (AP)

Drugs trafficker Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman escaped from a maximum-security prison on Saturday