Mexican church suspends priest who advised carrying guns

Mexico’s Roman Catholic Church has suspended a controversial priest who has advised parishioners to carry guns to fight off drug cartels.

Priests differ on call to arms in violence-torn Mexico state

Priest called for parishioners to arm themselves against warring drug gangs.

Pope recognizes errors as Mexico celebrates independence

Mexico celebrated a relatively little-known date Sept. 27 marking 200 years since the victory of the 1810-1821 independence movement. The commemorations included a message from Pope Francis acknowledging the errors of the Roman Catholic Church in supporting the old order.