Policy and Advocacy for Justice and Peace in Mexico


Joint Statement: Renegotiating NAFTA: Rebuilding our Economic Relationship in Solidarity, Mutual Trust, and Justice | en Español
BishopOscar Cantú, Bishop Frank J. Dewane, Bishop Leopoldo González González, Archbishop Carlos Garfias Merlos, and Bishop Guillermo Ortiz Mondragón, November 15, 2017

Testimony Submitted to the House of Representatives On Challenges to Religious Freedom in the Americas
USCCB, September 17, 2015

Letter to Secretary of State Kerry Regarding Mérida Initiative
Bishop Richard E. Pates and Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski, January 6, 2014


Letter on Killing of Digna Ochoa
Cardinal Law to Archbishop Obeso, October 29, 2001

Translation of Mexican Bishops' Committee's Statement on Digna Ochoa
Episcopal Committee for Social Ministry, October 20, 2001

Letter on CEPS 30th Anniversary
May 26, 1998
Spanish Version

Letter on CEPS on Fr. Riebe
March 23, 1998

Mexico Update
February 1998


Letter to Bishop Ruíz Garcia on Acteal Massacre
December 31, 1997

Translation of Statement by Bishop Ruíz Garcia on Acteal Massacre
Bishop Samuel Ruíz Garcia, December 23, 1997

Letter to Mexican Ambassador on Attacks Against Bishops
Rev. Drew Christiansen, November 7, 1997

Translation of Press Release on Attacks Against Bishops
Bishops' Committee for Peace in Chiapas, November 6, 1997

Translation of San Cristóbal Diocese Press Release
November 4, 1997

Letter of Support to Bishop Ruíz Garcia
July 7, 1997

Translation of San Cristóbal Diocese Communique
June 21, 1997

Translation of a Letter from the Diocese of San Cristóbal de las Casas
Rev. Filipe de Jesús Toussaint, May 23, 1997

Translation of CEPS Release on Break-In
Bishops' Commission for Social Pastoral (CEPS), April 17, 1997

Letter to Mexican Ambassador on Incidents in Chiapas
March 18, 1997

Letter to President of Mexican Bishops' Conference on Chiapas
Bishop Anthony M. Pilla, USCC President, March 18, 1997

Letter to Secretary Albright on Chiapas
March 18, 1997

Translation of Mexican Conference Statement on Arrest of Priests
Permanent Council of Mexican Episcopate, March 11, 1997


The Globalized Economy: Challenges to the Church in the U.S.
October 3-5, 1996

Letter to CEM General Secretary on Expulsions of Priests
Monsignor Dennis Schnurr, November 6, 1995

Letter to Rev. Paul Nadolny
Cardinal William Keeler, NCCB President, November 3, 1995

Letter to Mexican Ambassador
Bishop Daniel P. Reilly, July 12, 1995

Delegation Trip Report
July 1-5, 1995

Letter to Mexican Ambassador on Chiapas
Bishop Daniel P. Reilly, February 22, 1995

Communique For Peace with Justice in Chiapas
Mexican Bishops, December 21, 1994

CEM Message on Justice, Reconciliation and Peace
Mexican Bishops' Conference, April 14, 1994

Letters of Solidarity with Church in Mexico
Bishop Daniel P. Reilly, January 14, 1994

Communique on Chiapas
Mexican Bishops, January 12, 1994

Communique on the Events in Chiapas
Archbishop Hector Gonzales, President, CEPS, January 3, 1994