Father Oscar Benavidez was found guilty of two crimes at a Jan. 16 trial riddled with irregularities and consisting of only one hearing.
An online petition charges that the Mexico City Ministry of Health “is trying to take away all the vans of the Women’s Help Centers.”
Cardinal Pietro Parolin made his remarks at a Jan. 18 conference in the Italian Senate on the continued relevance of the life of Blessed Rosario Livatino.
According to the study, Colombia is the most dangerous country for Christians in the Americas and ranks 22nd worldwide.
“I think it’s important to let ourselves be ‘hit hard’ by these stories, and that it not come off as just another piece of news,” the priest said.
“As children of the Church we must pray and ask God for his eternal rest in heaven,” the prelate said in sharing the prayer on his Facebook page.
Unidentified individuals on Jan. 15 desecrated the Blessed Sacrament in a Catholic church in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua.
Thousands of people attended the Jan. 17 funeral of Biagio Conte, the lay missionary founder of the Hope and Charity Mission.
A drunken thief was injured after falling on the sword of a statue of St. Michael the Archangel that he was trying to steal from a church in Monterrey, Mexico.
A judge found Father Oscar Benavidez Dávila guilty of the crimes of “conspiracy to undermine national security and sovereignty” and “spreading fake news.”
The Archdiocese of Bogotá published an editorial Jan. 11 criticizing the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, for announcing a supposed cease-fire.
The largest Stations of the Cross in South America, located in the city of Tandil in the Buenos Aires province in Argentina, turned 80 on Jan. 10.
“Scandal, Story of an Obsession” is a Mediaset España production that began being broadcast on Telecinco Jan. 11.
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, then archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected pontiff on March 13, 2013.
The confrontations between protesters and law enforcement began after then President Pedro Castillo on Dec. 7, 2022, declared a state of emergency.
Pro-life organization Grávida Santa Fe explained that the minor and her mother, who during this week were helped by Grávida, stayed there “freely and voluntarily.”
Australian Cardinal George Pell died Tuesday in Rome at age 81 after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Bishop Rolando Álvarez, who has been held under house arrest in Nicaragua since August, will be put on trial, accused of “conspiracy” against the regime.
The origin of the image dates back to 1607, when the wooden image representing Christ bent under the weight of the cross was transported from Mexico to Manila.
Accompanied by his 13-year-old son, Jesús Muñoz is traveling 500 kilometers (310 miles) on horseback to fulfill a promise made to St. Sebastian 20 years ago.