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.
Abortion was legalized in the Mexican capital in 2007.
For the last two weeks, hundreds of migrants — mostly Venezuelans but also Colombians and Haitians — have been trying to leave Chile and enter Peru.
The bishops presented to the communist government “their criteria and vision regarding the reality that the Cuban people are experiencing.”
The international organization said 23,528 children have been rescued since the initiative began in 2007.
In recent months, the economic and social situation has worsened in Cuba, where 72% of the inhabitants live below the poverty line.
The chargé d'affaires of the Apostolic Nunciature in Nicaragua, Monsignor Marcel Diouf, left the Central American country March 17.
“In fraternal communion with our Nicaraguan brothers and sisters, we invite the Cuban Catholic faithful to pray for that suffering Church and people,” the bishops said.
The statue, which stood in a small brick grotto at the entrance to the town of Sopó in the Cundinamarca district of Colombia, was destroyed early Wednesday.
In a recent interview, Pope Francis said he has signed his resignation in case his health prevents him from continuing to lead the Catholic Church.
On Nov. 9, a court will study a legal challenge that seeks to prohibit the placement of “decorative objects in allusion to the ‘birth of Jesus Christ’ on public property.”
A boat from Miami that made a run to pick up a group of Cuban migrants sank when it was struck Oct. 29 by a Cuban coast guard vessel.
On Nov. 1 the Archdiocese of Guayaquil will offer a Mass for children lost in miscarriage or as newborns.
Eduardo Cardet, coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement, charged that the residents of Velasco, a town in the Cuban province of Holguín, are being threatened with jail to prevent them from continuing to participate in demonstrations.