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ACI Digital

ACI Digital ( is a service of EWTN News Inc. It is the Portuguese news service of the ACI Group, headed by the Catholic news agency ACI Prensa. ACI Prensa was initially founded in Lima, Peru, on March 13, 1980, by the German Comboni missionary Adalberto Maria Mohn (+1987). ACI Digital has been offering Portuguese-speaking readers Catholic news since 1997.

Articles by ACI Digital

Tomb of beatified Brazilian priest damaged in apparent robbery attempt

May 6, 2022 / 17:00 pm

The tomb of Blessed Donizetti Tavares de Lima was damaged during an apparent robbery attempt last weekend in Brazil.

Cardinal criticizes Brazilian presidential candidate Lula for contradictory statement on abortion

Mar 29, 2022 / 14:37 pm

Cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer, Archbishop of São Paulo, has described the statement on abortion made by Brazilian presidential candidate and former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as "unfortunate."

City councilman in Brazil who led protest interrupting Mass asks for leave of absence

Feb 21, 2022 / 18:00 pm

Renato Freitas, a city councilman for Curitiba who led a protest interrupting Mass at Our Lady of the Rosary church in the city, has asked for a leave of absence, citing health problems.

Catholic doctors thank Portugal's president for vetoing euthanasia bill

Dec 3, 2021 / 16:21 pm

The Association of Portuguese Catholic Doctors on Tuesday thanked President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa for vetoing the euthanasia bill passed by the Portuguese parliament in November, and reaffirmed that as healthcare providers "they cannot be agents of death."

Vatican: Minors living in homes of Heralds of the Gospel must return to their families

Sep 9, 2021 / 17:13 pm

The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life has decreed that minors living at homes of the Heralds of the Gospel are to return to their families.

Six nuns from the same convent die in less than a week

Sep 7, 2021 / 16:31 pm

Six nuns in the convent of the Franciscan Sisters of the Holy Family of Mary congregation in Curitiba, Brazil, died in less than a week, five of them from COVID-19.

Brazilian priest denounces teaching of polyamory in school

Jul 8, 2021 / 15:00 pm

When Fr. Chrystian Shankar, a priest serving at the diocesan shrine dedicated to Friar Galvão in Divinopolis, learned from a mother in the community that her child had been given classes in school on polyamory, he denounced the practice in his June 18 sermon.