Ana Paula Morales

Ana Paula Morales

Articles by Ana Paula Morales

Bishops lament ‘terrible tragedy’ that left at least 38 migrants dead in Mexico

Mar 30, 2023 / 11:00 am

Bishop José Guadalupe Torres of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, expressed in a March 28 statement his deepest condolences for the 38 migrants who died.

Jesuits in Mexico issue statement on the death of alleged murderer of two priests

Mar 29, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Jesuit Father Luis Gerardo Moro Madrid said the alleged murder of José Noriel Portillo is not a reason to celebrate.

Legionaries of Christ to ordain 32 new priests in 2023

Mar 19, 2023 / 08:00 am

The soon-to-be new priests come from Germany, Colombia, Chile, South Korea, Canada, Brazil, El Salvador, Spain, the United States, Italy, Mexico, and Venezuela.

Pro-lifers in Mexico call for ban on surrogate motherhood

Mar 14, 2023 / 15:00 pm

The Steps for Life platform in Mexico called for legislation against surrogate motherhood, known in Spanish as “rent-a-womb.”

Mexican religious sister tells how Christians live in Sudan, a Muslim-majority country

Mar 14, 2023 / 14:00 pm

Sister María del Carmen Galicia stressed that “peaceful coexistence” is possible between the followers of Islam and Christianity.

Priest laments that economic sanctions are preventing post-war recovery and reconstruction in Syria

Mar 9, 2023 / 15:35 pm

"The economic blockade is causing great suffering today," said Father Hugo Alaniz, an Argentine missionary of the Institute of the Incarnate Word in Aleppo, Syria. "People don't have jobs and those who work have very low salaries."

Thousands in Mexico march in defense of the family and children

Mar 2, 2023 / 16:45 pm

Thousands demonstrated in front of Mexico’s federal legislature earlier this week demanding that lawmakers protect the true rights of Mexican women and children.

Ukrainian soldier saved by praying the rosary, priest recounts

Feb 27, 2023 / 13:45 pm

Part of Ukrainian priest Father Josafat Boyko’s ministry is to provide spiritual direction to soldiers fighting the Russian invasion.

Spokesman for Russian Catholic bishops: ‘There is no foreseeable solution’ to Ukraine war

Feb 27, 2023 / 13:15 pm

Father Kirill Gorbunov said that “the majority of the people are suffering” and that “after a year of war [with Ukraine], there is no foreseeable solution.”

Protesters attack Mexico City Congress over bill that would ban sex changes for minors

Feb 24, 2023 / 12:15 pm

Some of the demonstrators also tried to attack Congresswoman América Rangel, who filed criminal complaints against with the attorney general.

Petition demanding release of Nicaraguan bishop delivered to embassy in Mexico City

Feb 21, 2023 / 15:30 pm

The petition with more than 11,000 signatures was delivered to the Nicaraguan embassy in Mexico City and demands the release of Bishop Rolando Álvarez.

Rector reports more pilgrimages to Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine than before pandemic

Feb 21, 2023 / 14:30 pm

“Many people have returned after having been isolated for a long time or having had to refrain from coming to the basilica,” said Monsignor Salvador Martínez.

Archbishop asks for prayers following new 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Feb 21, 2023 / 11:35 am

Antoine Chahda, the Syrian Catholic archbishop of Aleppo, Syria, asked for prayers after a new 6.3-magnitude earthquake shook Turkey and Syria on Feb. 20.

Venezuela is falling back into ‘extreme poverty,’ archbishop says

Feb 14, 2023 / 13:30 pm

“Hunger is more acute every day; there is great need in all sectors of the country.”

New Syrian Catholic archbishop tells how he survived captivity by Islamic State

Jan 23, 2023 / 16:15 pm

The appointment of Father Jacques Mourad, a Syrian priest, as archbishop was confirmed by Pope Francis on Jan. 7.

‘They’re epic battles’: Croatian nun discusses relationship between spiritual life, soccer

Dec 21, 2022 / 12:30 pm

Sister Marija Zrno cares for young people but is also known for her knowledge of soccer and has sometimes shared her sports analysis on television channels.

Lech Walesa, friend of St. John Paul II, exposes the lies of communism

Nov 22, 2022 / 13:30 pm

The former president of Poland was in Mexico to participate in the first Conservative Political Action Conference in the country.

The Catholic Church’s first point of assistance for migrants arriving in Mexico

Oct 12, 2022 / 13:00 pm

Tapachula sees the greatest influx of migrants from other countries heading north and is the Church’s first point of assistance for migrants in the country.

Hundreds of men gather to pray the rosary in Mexico City

Jun 28, 2022 / 17:39 pm

The men processed through Santo Domingo Plaza in the center of the Mexican capital proclaiming “Long live Christ the King!”

Haitian priest denounces Dominican Republic's border fence

May 12, 2022 / 13:33 pm

A Haitian priest has said a border wall being built by the Dominican Republic to stop Haitian emigration “is not the solution” to the problem.