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A traffic police officer stands guard along the street as pro-life supporters hold a banner which reads "no to abortion" during a demonstration outside the Supreme Court of Justice in downtown Mexico City. (CNS photo/Henry Romero, Reuters)

The case of a woman who requested an abortion in 2013 has prompted scrutiny of the country’s law on abortion

The coffin of Gisela Mota, former mayor of Temixco, Mexico, is carried out of her home Jan. 3. Mota was killed Jan. 2, one day after taking oath of office.  (CNS photo/Margarito Perez, Reuters)

Bishop condemns murder of Mexican mayor

Bishop Ramon Castro of Cuernavaca celebrated the funeral Mass of Mayor Gisela Mota

A student waves the Mexican flag at yesterday's general audience (CNS)

Benedict XVI will make four-day visit to the country