Latest news: Americas

Feb 14, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- A new report has warned against expanding access to euthanasia in Canada to those with mental illnesses.
Feb 11, 2020 - 03:48 pm .- As the people of Venezuela continue to suffer severe food and medication shortages due to hyperinflation, the Church is also affected, said Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino last week.
Feb 10, 2020 - 06:33 pm .- A group of European motorcycle police is currently taking part in a mission trip to South America, offering support to Catholic missionaries in poor communities.
Feb 10, 2020 - 03:45 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is in the midst of a visit to Cuba, having been invited to the country by its bishops and its president.
Feb 10, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- A terminally ill Peruvian woman filed a lawsuit Friday requesting that the state recognize a right to euthanasia.
Feb 6, 2020 - 06:18 pm .- Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed bishops to the dioceses of Osorno and San Bartolomé de Chillán, both of which had been left vacant in 2018 amid the sex abuse scandal of the Church in Chile.
Feb 6, 2020 - 02:27 pm .- The head of an indigenous ministry team in Argentina has called on Catholics not to be indifferent to the plight of suffering indigenous people, but to make an effort at outreach, encounter, and prayer.
Feb 6, 2020 - 01:16 pm .- To commemorate the anniversary of a statue of the Virgin Mary being discovered in Argentina, 400 small grottos are being constructed in one region of the country.
Feb 5, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Juan Guaidó, leader of Venezuela’s National Assembly and recognized by the U.S. as the interim president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, watched the speech from the House Gallery on Tuesday.
Feb 5, 2020 - 11:18 am .- A youth ministry group in the central Chilean Diocese of Talca spent the week of Jan. 27 – Feb. 1 doing prison ministry at a local men’s prison.
Feb 4, 2020 - 05:22 pm .- Pope Francis has dismissed from the clerical state Argentine priest Roberto Juan Yannuzzi, founder and superior of the Miles Christi (Soldier of Christ) Institute, who has been found guilty of abuse.
Feb 3, 2020 - 05:14 pm .- Amid an ongoing court case challenging legal abortion in Colombia, the nation’s bishops have spoken up in defense of the right to life for the unborn.
Feb 3, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- The president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decrying the effort to further expand euthanasia within the country. 
Jan 30, 2020 - 04:50 pm .- A pro-democracy group in Cuba says its members are continuing to experience repression and harassment from police and government officials under the presidency of Miguel Díaz-Canel.
Jan 29, 2020 - 12:00 am .- More than 50,000 Mexican young people made a pilgrimage Saturday to the iconic monument and shrine to Christ the King, situated atop Cubilete Mountain, over 8,000 feet above sea level in the Guanajuato state of Mexico.
Jan 27, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- The Legionaries of Christ acknowledged that sexual abuse took place at the religious order’s El Ajusco minor seminary in Mexico City between 1985 and 1992.
Jan 22, 2020 - 01:31 pm .- Pro-life advocates in Mexico are speaking out against a leaked draft copy of Mexico’s revised National Criminal Code, which would legalize abortion throughout the country at all stages of pregnancy.
Jan 22, 2020 - 11:00 am .- A Canadian hospice is at risk of losing its government funding over its refusal to euthanize patients who request an “assisted death.” 
Jan 22, 2020 - 12:40 am .- The bishop of the southern Mexican border town of Tapachula is calling for members of an incoming migrant caravan to be “treated as brothers” and welcomed by the faithful.
Jan 16, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- During the Jan. 11 installation Mass of Celestino Aós as the new archbishop of Santiago, Chile, a small number of protesters opened backpacks near the front of the church and dumped tear gas canisters on the floor.
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