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Jan 31, 2017 - 02:50 pm .- When asked by a reporter about the threat of civil war in his country, Archbishop Ubaldo Santana of Maracaibo responded starkly: “there is already a bloodbath of considerable proportions in Venezuela.”
Jan 31, 2017 - 12:08 am .- The head of an archdiocese in the western Mexican state of Michoacan has said the country needs to seek forgiveness for failing to provide for its people who seek a better life in the United States.
Jan 30, 2017 - 05:12 pm .- The deadly mosque attack in Quebec on Sunday prompted massive grief from the city's cardinal, and pledges to support the victims and their families.
Jan 27, 2017 - 05:05 pm .- The bishops of Mexico on Thursday reacted to United States' president Donald Trump's executive order to build a wall on the nations' border by urging a more thoughtful response to legitimate security concerns.
Jan 25, 2017 - 02:58 pm .- The Sodalitium Christianae Vitae announced Saturday that 66 persons can be considered victims of abuse of mistreatment by members of the community.  
Jan 24, 2017 - 03:21 am .- Following a school shooting in Monterrey, Mexico last week, the local archbishop offered his prayers and support.
Jan 19, 2017 - 04:22 pm .- Fr. Francisco Lopez Sedano is an 80-year-old Mexican exorcist. In the past 40 years of service, he has conducted at least 6,000 exorcisms.
Jan 18, 2017 - 11:54 am .- The bishops of Venezuela have urged that elections take place in the country in a timely manner, in light of the crisis of hyperinflation and chronic shortages of goods facing their nation.
Jan 17, 2017 - 03:55 am .- Claude Paradis was impoverished and homeless, living on the streets of Montreal, Canada. He struggled with addiction to both alcohol and drugs, with a future so bleak, he considered ending his own life.
Jan 13, 2017 - 01:11 pm .- The body of Father Joaquín Hernández Sifuentes, a priest in northern Mexico who had been missing since Jan. 3, was found on Thursday, his diocese announced.
Jan 12, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The Mexican bishops' conference on Tuesday asked authorities to provide more information on the disappearance of Father Joaquín Hernández Sifuentes of the Diocese of Saltillo.
Jan 12, 2017 - 12:08 am .- The shelters in Tijuana that care for the migrant population are now in a state of emergency, severely overcrowded due to the arrival of thousands of Haitians seeking refuge in the United States.
Jan 10, 2017 - 12:10 pm .- After nearly 100 inmates died in gang-related riots at prisons in northern Brazil through Jan. 8, Church officials in the country have recommitted themselves to assisting in the rehabilitation of prisoners and parolees.
Jan 10, 2017 - 05:01 am .- A project to end the drug scourge in Uruguay has drawn inspiration from the recently canonized parents of the “Little Flower” Saint Therese of Lisieux.
Jan 4, 2017 - 12:18 pm .- A local bishop called for prayer and prison reform efforts after a 17-hour prison uprising in the Amazon city of Manaus, Brazil, left at least 56 dead.
Jan 4, 2017 - 03:12 am .- Dawn breaks in the city of Santiago de Chile. Amid the hustle and bustle of the waking city, a narrow wooden door welcomes in the “dear brothers of the street,” as they are affectionately called.
Dec 31, 2016 - 02:33 pm .- Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who witnessed the Marian apparitions at Fatima, died in 2005. But before her death, she predicted that the final battle between Christ and Satan would be over marriage and the family.  
Dec 31, 2016 - 10:43 am .- An 81-year-old walking into a tattoo shop may sound like the start of a joke, but to Christine Nagel, her new ink is no laughing matter.
Dec 30, 2016 - 04:03 am .- A prison inmate in Chile was surprised when she received a letter this summer from Pope Francis, whom she had written a year ago asking for prayers.
Dec 21, 2016 - 02:17 pm .- The Eucharistic Communicators of the Heavenly Father are a community of nuns from Colombia who have a great passion for music and an intense desire to announce God through the gifts he has given them.

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