In his reflection before the faithful from 35 different countries, Cardinal Américo Aguiar encouraged the faithful to pray to the “Mother of Heaven.”
At an Oct. 10 press conference on the Synod on Synodality, Cardinal Joseph Tobin responded to a question about those who feel “excluded” from the Church.
The psychologist said that “celibacy is not a direct cause of abuse; what can become a risk factor is a ministry poorly lived and not fully accepted.”
The letter from alleged victims was published following a report by the Diocese of Rome on the Aletti Center, founded by the Slovenian priest in the Eternal City.
The bishop of San Francisco de Macorís in the Dominican Republic, Alfredo De la Cruz, said the Synod on Synodality should discuss the ministerial priesthood for women.
Archbishop José Antonio Eguren of Piura in northern Peru noted that “one of the great evils of our time is to have lost the sense of sin.”
The Panamanian Bishops’ Conference has published a communiqué stating that Catholics should not attend services of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Pius X.
Verástegui, whose film “Sound of Freedom” ranks first at the box office in Latin America, filed his declaration of intention yesterday.
Medardo Mairena Sequeira said Daniel Ortega “has become entrenched in power and anyone who makes waves ... can immediately be abducted.”
The incident sparked controversy among Catholics, and the prelate posted an explanation for what happened on the archdiocesan website.
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, the prelate of Opus Dei, said the institution he has led since January 2017 “does not want to be an exception” in the Church.
The organization expressed its “deep concern over the siege, the confiscation of assets, and the closure suffered by the Central American University.”
The cause for canonization of Argentino del Valle Larrabure, an army colonel tortured and murdered in 1975 by Marxist rebels, was announced Aug. 19.
They never (or almost never) leave the convent, but one lively group of cloistered nuns is participating for the first time in World Youth Day 2023.
“He’s not going to be silent. He is not a man to stay silent. ... [He wants to] return to his flock,” said Bishop José Antonio Canales of Danlí, Honduras.
A Nicaraguan lawyer and researcher reported that elderly priests are not receiving their pensions from the national insurance funds for priests.
Friar Pablo María de la Cruz Alonso Hidalgo was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer when he was 16 years old, but he still felt the call to religious life.
The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs has called for the release of Father Fernando Zamora Silva and Bishop Rolando Álvarez.
According to local media France Bleu Nord, the 47-year-old priest was hit by a freight train in the northern region near the border with Belgium.
Polish Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz, archbishop emeritus of Krakow, paid a private visit to Medjugorje on July 11.