The Diocese of San Juan de Los Lagos in Jalisco state, Mexico, mourned the Feb. 10 shooting death of one of its priests, Father Juan Angulo Fonseca.
The Ortega regime sentenced the bishop on Friday, Feb. 10, to 26 years and four months in prison, accusing him of being a “traitor to the homeland.”
Bishop Rolando Álvarez refused to leave Nicaragua along with the 222 political prisoners who were deported by the Daniel Ortega dictatorship Feb. 9.
The Claretian Missionaries’ Independent Delegation for the Antilles reported that on Feb. 7 one of its priests was kidnapped.
Father Francisco José Delgado said that “Martin, an American Jesuit, has the habit of speaking out on social media in a scandalous way against the Catholic faith.”
Lawyer and researcher Martha Patricia Molina Montenegro reported that “2022 was the most disastrous year for the Nicaraguan Catholic Church.”
A French “influencer” priest who was asked by the Vatican to help out with a survey for the Synod on Synodality has sparked controversy for his videos.
The marches took place Oct. 8–9 in cities in 30 states “in favor of the causes of women, the protection of human life, and for peace in Mexico.”
The Legionaries of Christ announced Monday the conclusion of a judicial process in the Ordinary Court of Milan involving three priests and two other persons in Italy.
Cardinal Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri of Huehuetenango gave a spirited response to Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega, who a few days ago verbally attacked Pope Francis and said that the Catholic Church is “the perfect dictatorship.”
Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco of Santiago de Chile said in a prayer service marking the country’s independence that neither violence nor corruption will build Chile.
The Discalced Carmelite sisters of the monastery of San Bernardo in Salta, Argentina, signed an agreement with Archbishop Mario Antonio Cargnello following the conflict.
A group of police officers from the Daniel Ortega dictatorship in Nicaragua arrived at a parish Aug. 16 with the intention of arresting the pastor.
Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta of Oran, Argentina, was found guilty of abuse and sentenced to prison in March, but in July he served his sentence under house arrest.
Bishop Jesús González Hernández said wearing religious clothing could prevent Catholic priests from being victims of violence.
The BBC published an article Aug. 2 reporting that 43 women from Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia made a complaint against Opus Dei with the Vatican in September 2021.
Father Juan Manuel Góngora of Almería, Spain, said the latest online hoax is “one more proof” of the need for better reliability and verification criteria of online news.
Bishop Eugenio Salazar Mora of Tilarán-Liberia in Costa Rica greeted the nuns one by one and knelt as he greeted their superior.
Bishop Ramón Castro Castro on July 9 responded to recent remarks by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who called the Catholic Church in Mexico “hypocritical.”
After visiting a community of Jesuits in Rome this weekend, Pope Francis joked about his upcoming trip to Canada, from July 24-30.