Luis Manuel Díaz, father of soccer player Luis Díaz, was held captive for nearly two weeks by the rebel group the National Liberation Army.
In an article published Friday in First Things, the archbishop was asked what he would say to those attending the ecclesiastical event taking place in Rome.
In his speech for the 65th anniversary of the French Constitution, President Emmanuel Macron called for abortion to be included “as soon as possible.”
St. Alberto Hurtado Chapel in the Archdiocese of Concepción and St. Joseph Church of the Diocese of Linares were set on fire over the weekend.
In a message sent to ACI Prensa, lawyer Martha Patricia Molina stated that the priest “was kidnapped by the Sandinista Police” the night of Sept. 8.
Bishop Miguel González pointed out that the business of trafficking in minors “involves our country and demonstrates social and family degradation.”
The Ortega dictatorship has not hesitated to expel nuns, shut down Catholic media outlets, take over ecclesiastical institutions and buildings, and seize money.
The dictatorship of Daniel Ortega reportedly prohibited two priests from returning to Nicaragua from Lisbon, Portugal, where they participated in World Youth Day.
Since the 16th century, Nagasaki has been an important center of Catholicism in Japan, initially evangelized by Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries.
The 180-day cease-fire will go into effect Aug. 3 following what was agreed upon in the third round of talks that took place in Havana, Cuba.
The parents’ movement “For our children” organized the march and on Facebook invited citizens to demonstrate “against gender ideology.”
The goal is to amend Article 11 of the country’s Magna Carta, which currently states that “the right to life is inviolable. There shall be no death penalty.”
Father Alberto Reyes recently stated that members of the Church who denounce the injustices that occur in the country get calls and threats.
The Colombian Bishops’ Conference will formally collaborate in the search for disappeared persons as a result of the guerrilla warfare in the country.
A deacon who is set to be ordained a priest next month and a layman were wounded early Sunday morning in Colombia.
In its June 27 ruling the IACHR also required the Nicaraguan government to report on the bishop’s situation by July 7 at the latest.
On June 12, the IACHR published a report on the deaths of two Catholic dissidents who died in 2012 after the car they were riding in crashed.
The priest pointed out that during these decades what has happened in Cuba is a precariousness of life and an increase in “the desire to escape.”
The Church in Bergamo, Italy, and Bogotá, Colombia, have recently joined together to help people who have fallen into drug addiction to recover.