Jan 23, 2013 - 04:10 pm .- An elderly priest in Venezuela has said that he is willing to forgive the men who violently attacked him at the entrance to his parish in an attempt to steal his watch.
Jan 23, 2013 - 01:47 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has called on Venezuelans to trust that God will help them “overcome the current climate of uncertainty” that the country is experiencing “due to President Hugo Chavez’s long recovery.”
Jan 22, 2013 - 12:02 pm .- In a restructuring of Vatican communication departments, a Brazilian born priest will be the new director of the Vatican TV station.
Jan 18, 2013 - 04:16 pm .- Bishop Jose Roberto Ospina Leongomez of Buga, Colombia expressed sadness and indignation over the recent murder of one of the priests of his diocese.
Jan 14, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- Mexico's federal district thanked the Archdiocese of Mexico City for its help in a weapons surrender program which took place last week at the plaza outside the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Jan 11, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- Three years after the island nation of Haiti was rocked by a devastating earthquake, efforts to rebuild the local Church have made progress, but there is still much to be done.
Jan 9, 2013 - 12:03 pm .- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, archbishop of Lima, Peru, said the role of the bishop is the lead people to Christ which includes taking a stand against widespread relativism in modern society.
Jan 8, 2013 - 04:18 pm .- A leading Venezuelan bishop called on government officials to avoid manipulating the constitution amid uncertainty over the swearing-in of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez for a second term.
Jan 8, 2013 - 12:12 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI will get a bird’s eye view of the famous Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro during his visit to the city for World Youth Day 2013.
Jan 7, 2013 - 04:11 pm .- Father Ubaldo Santi Lucherini, one of the founders of Caritas Chile who devoted years of his life to caring for AIDS and cancer patients, died on Jan. 4 at the age of 92.
Jan 4, 2013 - 04:37 pm .- Bishop Bernard Fellay, the head of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X, mentioned Jews as “enemies of the Church” in a recent address reviewing the situation of the group as it considered full communion with Rome this past year.
Jan 4, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- An Argentinean archbishop invited the people of his country to cultivate an authentic Christian hope in order to face the daily trials of life and work for a better country.
Jan 3, 2013 - 12:03 pm .- A Venezuelan cardinal has called on locals to remain calm despite the uncertainty surrounding the health of President Hugo Chavez, who is hospitalized in Cuba after undergoing surgery for cancer.
Dec 18, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- A Colombian archbishop offered his solidarity and condolences to the families and friends of the 27 victims who died in a bus accident nine days before Christmas.
Dec 17, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- The Bishops' Conference of Costa Rica called on the nation's lawmakers to promote the good of the family by preserving marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Dec 17, 2012 - 03:02 pm .- A retired Mexican cardinal warned that drug traffickers are leveling death threats against immigrants from Central America to recruit them to carry drugs into the United States.
Dec 13, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- The Uruguayan House of Representatives has voted to pass a law legalizing same-sex “marriage” in the country.
Dec 12, 2012 - 11:21 am .- Bishop Bernardo Bastres Florence of Punta Arenas, Chile has an interesting suggestion for those convinced that the world will end Dec. 21, as predicted by the Mayan calendar.
Dec 12, 2012 - 12:02 am .- The Vatican has approved a new Canadian deanery for the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter that will minister to Anglicans and their clergy who wish to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church.
Dec 11, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- Nearly one hundred doctors in Uruguay filed a lawsuit on Dec. 7, arguing that the country's new abortion norms to not allow for conscientious objection.