Apr 5, 2013 - 04:19 pm .- The Family Ministry Office of the Archdiocese of Quito has invited Catholics to take part in a day of prayer for life and marriage in the Ecuadoran capital.
Apr 5, 2013 - 12:17 pm .- Cardinal Jorge Urosa of Caracas, Venezuela and his auxiliary bishops are encouraging Venezuelans to vote freely, courageously and based on their conscience in the upcoming presidential election.
Apr 4, 2013 - 05:52 am .- The Pope is praying for the 54 people who have died in flooding that hit two cities in Argentina and is also appealing for aid to those made homeless by the disaster.??
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:07 pm .- A new norm approved by Chile’s Ministry of Health has met with disapproval for allowing the morning-after pill to be made available to 14 year-old girls without parental consent.
Apr 2, 2013 - 04:20 pm .- Health and legal experts throughout Peru are denouncing a recent recommendation by the U.N. Human Rights Commission that the nation loosen its laws regarding abortion.
Apr 1, 2013 - 04:01 pm .- Christ, who is both God and man, must not be equated with any human leader or personality, warned Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas, Venezuela.
Mar 27, 2013 - 12:41 pm .- More than 100,000 Peruvians bore the heat on March 23 to take part in the Great March for Life 2013, voicing support for the defense of human life from conception to natural death.
Mar 25, 2013 - 04:08 pm .- Father Marcelo Pettinaroli, pastor of Our Lady of Carmen in Buenos Aires, said the election of Pope Francis has brought rich spiritual blessings to the country of Argentina.
Mar 22, 2013 - 09:21 am .- The director of the Catholic News Agency of Argentina (AICA) has told CNA that claims of Pope Francis supporting gay civil unions when he was Archbishop of Buenos Aires are not true.
Mar 21, 2013 - 04:08 pm .- Clarifying previous comments, a priest who was kidnapped during Argentina’s dictatorship in the 1970s is emphasizing that Pope Francis was not responsible for his arrest.
Mar 21, 2013 - 12:01 pm .- Pope Francis surprised the owner of a kiosk in Buenos Aires with a telephone call to send his greetings and explain that he will no longer need a morning paper delivered each day.
Mar 20, 2013 - 04:11 pm .- Pope Francis' favorite soccer team in Argentina plans to send him a personalized jersey with his name on it.
Mar 19, 2013 - 04:05 pm .- Archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig, apostolic nuncio to Argentina, celebrated a special Mass of Thanksgiving to offer gratitude and prayers for Pope Francis as he begins his papacy.
Mar 19, 2013 - 12:04 pm .- The president of the Brazilian Bishops’ Conference, Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis, has confirmed that Pope Francis will travel to Brazil in July to participate in World Youth Day 2013.
Mar 15, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- In response to accusations against Pope Francis, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights defender said the new Pontiff has no ties to the dictatorship that Argentina endured from 1976 - 1983.
Mar 15, 2013 - 12:11 pm .- Just as Pope John Paul II influenced many in Poland, the rise of an Argentinian to the papacy is set to dramatically change the lives of many Christians, according to head of the Knights of Columbus.
Mar 14, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- A Venezuelan priest who concelebrated a Mass in Rome for the repose of the soul of President Hugo Chavez said Mass was a gesture of love for God and forgiveness in Christ.
Mar 14, 2013 - 12:02 pm .- Within hours of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires being elected as Pope Francis, political and religious leaders from his home country sent their prayers and warm wishes to the new Holy Father.
Mar 6, 2013 - 12:01 pm .- A reliable source in Venezuela has revealed to CNA that President Hugo Chavez died “in bosom of the Church” and received spiritual direction and the sacraments in his last days.
Mar 5, 2013 - 05:01 pm .- The secretary general of the bishops' conference of Venezuela, Bishop Jesus Gonzalez de Zarate Salas, called for national unity after the death of President Hugo Chavez.