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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

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman pictured after his arrest in 2014 - he has now escaped from a maximum security prison (PA)

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, Mexico’s most powerful drugs baron, has escaped for the second time

Mexicans protest for an end to the carnage in their country (PA)

Don Winslow’s depiction of Mexico’s drugs war is bloody, brutal and brilliant

Pope Francis visits the traditional site of Jesus's baptism in Jordan in May 2014 (CNS)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

'Mexico City approved same-sex marriage in 2009' (CNS)

The Mexican bishops’ conference has expressed disappointment with the court’s decree

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Kosevo stadium in Sarajevo (CNS)

Francis’s great political journey

The Pope’s travels have so far been both pastoral and pious

Pope Francis passes Mexico flag in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Pope’s use of the term ‘Mexicanisation’ was not meant as an insult to the Mexican people, according to spokesman

Pope Francis with Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and First Lady Angelica Rivera in June 2014 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/02/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Emergency workers at the site of an explosion at a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City (CNS)

Francis expresses solidarity with the victims of the explosion that left three dead 70 injured