A group of young Catholics have launched "1 Week for Life", a campaign of prayer and fasting for the end of euthanasia in Spain and the world, the conversion of all souls, and the promotion of a culture of life.
The secretary general of the Spanish bishops’ conference on Saturday questioned on Twitter a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party that would criminalize “harassment” of women entering abortion clinics.
Three laywomen who were martyred near Astorga in 1936 amid the Spanish Civil War were beatified on Saturday.
The sole Catholic priest in the Gaza Strip has warned of the severity of the recent violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.
Spain’s bishops have a “troubling disagreement” with the country’s coalition government, led by socialists, which aims at restricting freedom of conscience and marginalizing the teaching of religion in schools, the secretary general of the bishops’ conference has said.
Work began Tuesday on the completion of the spire atop the Virgin Mary’s tower of Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, and is scheduled to be completed in December.