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Archbishop Villegas said it had become ‘fashionable’ to make priests ‘the punching bags of public officials’

On the latest leg of his visit to Mexico, Francis addressed thousands of young people at Morelia’s Jose Maria Pavon Stadium

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

The Church teaches that drug abuse is wrong but that doesn’t mean we should support the criminalisation of drug users

The prime minister has abandoned his previous attitude to drug policy. Does power do this to people?

Tomorrow voters in three US states have the chance to help end failed war on drugs

Criminalising drugs is a statist policy does more harm than good

Legalising drugs reduces both crime and addiction

The war on drugs hasn’t worked. Cigarette smoking, on the other hand, has declined steadily since the Second World War

Decriminalising drugs will put the country’s deadly cartels out of business