Four bishops from the Mexican state of Guerrero recently met with members of organized crime in an effort to seek peace in the region.
The dictatorship of Daniel Ortega on Sunday released and sent to the Vatican two imprisoned Nicaraguan bishops along with 15 priests and seminarians.
Managua’s auxiliary bishop, Silvio José Báez, denounced the regime’s “relentless and abiding hatred of the Church.”
In the 500 years since Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared, the image of Our Lady has become the subject of several popular myths and legends, especially in Mexico.
Archbishop Gustavo Rodríguez Vega justified the draping of LGBT flags on the coffins of a gay activist and his partner during their funeral.
In an Oct. 6 telephone interview with ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish-language news partner, the 90-year-old cardinal said “doctrinal authority resides in the pope.”
Bishop Cristóbal Ascencio García encouraged dedicating a day of prayer to “begging the Lord for the conversion of all for peace in justice.”
Verástegui, whose film “Sound of Freedom” ranks first at the box office in Latin America, filed his declaration of intention yesterday.
The court’s First Chamber ruled the criminalization unconstitutional “since it violates the human rights of women and persons with the capacity to gestate.”
In a statement, the Ecuadorian bishops expressed their “deep solidarity” with Villavicencio’s family.
Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna and Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu met with members of the society of apostolic life as well as with complainants and victims.
“It’s just so amazing to see all the Catholic youth from all over the world gathered here together through the faith, by the faith,” she said.
The producer of the recent box office hit “Sound of Freedom” is pondering a run for president to restore the values of “God, country, and family” to Mexico.
Rep. Chris Smith said he remains very concerned about the safety and well-being of Bishop Rolando José Álvarez after writing a letter to Ortega.
The archdiocese made its comments in an editorial in its weekly publication Desde la Fe (“From the point of view of faith”).
It is one of at least seven churches that are “buried” underwater or stone in different regions of Mexico.
The confrontation caused destruction both outside and inside the church, with images of Christ, the Virgin Mary and St. Anne damaged by bullets.
The Mexican platform Actívate (Get Active) delivered 10,400 signatures to the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH).
The violence occurred in a town fewer than 125 miles south of Cerocahui, where almost a year ago two Jesuit priests were murdered.
During the early hours of May 24, unidentified persons desecrated the chapel of Our Lady of Fatima in the small settlement of Campuzano.