The abortion lobby has seized on the case of Beatriz, a Salvadoran woman who was seriously ill and pregnant with a fatally disabled child.
The Office of the President-Elect of Argentina confirmed on X that the country’s new president, Javier Milei, received a rosary from Pope Francis on Nov. 24.
Pope Francis contacted the president-elect of Argentina, Javier Milei, to congratulate him on his victory in Sunday’s runoff presidential election.
The Bolivian Bishops’ Conference expressed its solidarity and closeness to the bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco, Robert Flock, saying he “was a victim.”
The tragedy occurred Nov. 6 in a house built with pallet wood and tin roofing in a camp where families of Venezuelan migrants live in precarious conditions.
Last weekend more than 40,000 young people turned out for a pilgrimage to the shrine of the Virgin of Río Blanco and Paypaya in Argentina.
In their statement titled “Building together the common good,” the Ecuadorian Bishops’ Conference noted that “what matters is the homeland.”
Father Gabriel Romanelli expressed his gratitude for the closeness, concern, and prayers, along with the “hundreds of messages” he receives every day.
A prosecutor told local media that the information they are requesting are the reports provincials of the Society of Jesus would normally send to the Vatican.
The activity drew national attention a few weeks ago when the mother and brother of soccer player Lionel Messi participated in one of the meetings.
The initiative originated in Poland and Ireland in 2018 and in just a few years has spread to other nations on different dates.
The bishops warned that the agreement “fails to comply with the abolitionist legal framework of the Argentine state” that abolishes prostitution or trafficking.
“Human trafficking does serious ... injury to the dignity of the human person,” Bishop Oscar Ojea said. “The person is treated as a useful and disposable object.”
In the letter, about 30 former members of the movement expressed their backing for a civil lawsuit filed in June against the Legionaries of Christ.
“Drugs kill and poison the family,” the prelate said, noting that “there is no effective response from the state” and the public health system “is overwhelmed.”
Bishop Héctor Zordán said the damage inflicted was a criminal act motivated by the intent to “desecrate the sacred place and its contents, rather than theft.”
The Bolivian bishops questioned the procedures carried out “under the rationale ... to collect evidence” in cases of alleged sexual abuse of minors.
Félix Maradiaga’s visit is part of a strategy to consolidate international pressure against the Sandinista dictatorship in Nicaragua.
Father Bernardo Mercado was interviewed recently by the special commission for the investigation of sexual abuse in ecclesial environments.
The prosecutor for Chuquisaca asked the Archdiocese of Cochabamba for the names of the Jesuit provincials during the years 1999, 2000, and 2001.