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Jul 25, 2017 - 06:08 am .- This Aug. 15 will mark 90 years since the Sacramentine Sisters of Don Orione were founded to offer something very particular for the salvation of the world: their blindness.
Jul 24, 2017 - 05:11 pm .- When Matt Hohler was in college in 2010, he was a reluctant Catholic - and not a coffee drinker. 
Jul 21, 2017 - 01:17 pm .- Venezuela's bishops have organized a day of prayer and fasting amid ongoing, violent riots throughout the country as opposition to President Nicolas Maduro hardens.
Jul 19, 2017 - 01:53 pm .- Maximiliano Acuña is a garbage collector in Buenos Aires who earlier this year was injured in a serious accident that left him without legs.
Jul 19, 2017 - 08:10 am .- Facebook has restored more than 25 Catholic pages in Portuguese and English that were blocked yesterday, citing a malfunction in the system.
Jul 18, 2017 - 04:28 pm .- Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas has repudiated Sunday's attack on a referendum in which the vast majority of participants expressed their opposition to the constituent assembly called by President Maduro.
Jul 17, 2017 - 01:53 pm .- Armed civilians who support the Venezuelan regime opened fire against a large crowd of protestors who were participating in a symbolic referendum in Caracas on Sunday.
Jul 14, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The recent massacre of over two dozen prisoners in a central penitentiary in the state of Guerrero, Mexico may have been part of a ritual of the Santa Muerte cult.
Jul 13, 2017 - 12:32 am .- For many people, a warm meal is a way to come together, celebrate, and spend time with friends and family. For homeless people living on the streets of Montevideo, Uruguay, it’s an experience that’s rare. But about 500 young people in the city are working to change that.
Jul 6, 2017 - 03:31 pm .- Authorities are investigating the murder of another Catholic priest in Mexico who was bound and stabbed to death in his room.
Jul 6, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Responding to a Canadian politician who called abortion a central aspect of the country's human rights efforts, a local bishop said the procedure is in fact deeply harmful – especially to women.
Jul 4, 2017 - 08:46 am .- On Monday the Archdiocese of Panama released the official theme song of the next World Youth Day, to be held in Panama Jan. 22-27, 2019.
Jul 2, 2017 - 04:03 pm .- The doctors at the Children's Hospital in San Miguel, Argentina, find no explanation for the quick recovery of Martin Chain – a three-year-old boy who fell from the ninth floor when he was playing on the balcony of his apartment.
Jun 30, 2017 - 05:05 pm .- An Argentine diocesan official has clarified that the local archbishop did not deny a sacramental Catholic wedding to Argentinian soccer player Lionel “Leo” Messi and his girlfriend, Antonella Roccuzzo.
Jun 28, 2017 - 12:07 am .- Father Miguel Angel Machorro, who was stabbed May 15 at the Mexico City Cathedral, left intensive care and was transferred to the Intermediate Care Area of Angeles Mocel Hospital in Mexico City, according to a June 20 statement by the Archdiocese of Mexico.
Jun 23, 2017 - 01:01 pm .- Social media can be difficult to navigate, but Catholics can reach out with a content-savvy approach that can truly engage people, young social media professionals told Catholic media leaders on Thursday.
Jun 21, 2017 - 03:01 am .- Pope Francis' decision to elevate Bishop José Gregorio Rosa Chávez is unprecedented: not only is he the first Salvadoran cardinal, he is also the first auxiliary bishop to be given a red biretta.
Jun 19, 2017 - 10:40 am .- The Holy See Press Office announced Monday that Pope Francis will travel to Chile from January 15 to 18 and Peru from January 18 to 21, 2018.
Jun 2, 2017 - 04:08 pm .- Italian priest and exorcist Fr. Sante Babolin said that “the devil, Satan, exists” and that “evil is not an abstraction,” in response to recent comments from Fr. Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Society of Jesus.
May 28, 2017 - 04:09 pm .- Three years ago the Church in Chile launched “Lavandería 21,” a new work inclusion project for people with Downs syndrome, whose results today far exceed what was hoped.

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