If the Supreme Court had upheld the lower court ruling, it would have opened the door to the legalization of abortion throughout the country.
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While at the hospital, Father Pérez said he always introduced himself as a priest and gave absolution to the sick who requested it.
At least 500,000 people gathered in 100 cities across the country. Marches also took place in the United States at the Mexican consulates in Chicago and San Diego.
Since the 2007 legalization of abortion in Mexico City, 18 Mexican states have passed constitutional reforms protecting human life from conception.
The announcement comes amid a wave of violence against priests in Mexico.
Twenty-three priests have been murdered in the country in the last six years.
The terrible tremor has killed more than 200 people. Francis prayed that Our Lady of Guadalupe would to be ‘close to the beloved Mexican nation.’