The Archdiocese of Managua on Tuesday deplored the arrests of presidential candidates that have taken place in the country, and that the upcoming general election has been tarnished by the lack of democratic conditions.
During Mass on Sunday the Archbishop of Santiago de Cuba prayed to Our Lady of Charity for the release of young people still under arrest for participating in recent protests of Cuba’s communist government.
The Church in Cuba offered a special Mass of thanksgiving for the 75 years of consecrated life of Sister María de Jesús Miranda, who has served the poor and sick as a member of the Congregation of the Servants of Mary.
Young people from the San José Hogar de Cristo (Saint Joseph Home of Christ) in metropolitan Buenos Aires, Argentina highlighted the importance of faith in the fight against drugs, and encouraged people who want to be free from drug addiction not to let themselves be robbed of hope.
A statue of the Virgin Mary was unharmed by an attack carried out against the 30th Brigade of Colombia’s National Army on Wednesday.
The Diocese of Cúcuta has condemned Wednesday’s attack carried out against the 30th Brigade of the National Army, and warned that hatred and revenge create a maelstrom of violence.