Americas News

The Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá.

Bogotá cathedral begins Jubilee Year marking bicentennial of its consecration

Apr 19, 2022

By Cynthia Perez

On Sunday the Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá announced the beginning of a Jubilee Year granted by the Holy See on... Read more

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This project seeks to bring the image of Our Lady Of Guadalupe all across the world

Apr 13, 2022

By David Ramos

"The Virgin Everywhere" project, which originated  in Mexico, seeks to bring the image and devotion of Our Lady of Guadalupe... Read more

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As Canada normalizes euthanasia, assisted suicide for mentally ill, doctors voice concerns

Apr 12, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Last year, Canadian lawmakers approved legislation that expanded the eligibility for euthanasia and assisted suicide to the mentally ill, and... Read more

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Monterrey archbishop encourages families to share the faith during Holy Week

Apr 12, 2022

By David Ramos

Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López of Monterrey encouraged the faithful on Sunday to take advantage of Holy Week “to share the... Read more

Sister Isabela, Sister Roziane, and Sister Mariana Guimaraes.

Three sisters were called to be nuns in the same religious order

Apr 7, 2022

By Natalia Zimbrão

Sister Mariana, Sister Roziane, and Sister Isabela Guimaraes are three blood sisters who embraced their call to religious life in... Read more

The Peruvian Amazon.

Argentine missionaries to be sent to evangelize in the Peruvian Amazon

Apr 4, 2022

By Giselle Vargas

A nun and a priest are the first to be sent on a missionary project from Argentina to the Peruvian... Read more

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Is the Vatican about to dissolve the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae?

Apr 1, 2022

By David Ramos

In the most recent of a series of articles on the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, the online newspaper Crux suggests that... Read more

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Colombian priest urges conscientious voting ahead of presidential election

Mar 31, 2022

By Cynthia Perez

A Colombian priest has called on Catholics to be consistent with their religious convictions and the teaching of the Church... Read more

Assembly of the statue of Our Lady of Aparecida.

Brazilian state court allows installation of Marian statue in Aparecida

Mar 30, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

The Court of Justice of São Paulo has authorized the construction of a statue of Our Lady in Aparecida, after... Read more

The tabernacle and scattered Hosts in Santiago, Chile.

Tabernacle of Chilean church desecrated

Mar 30, 2022

By Giselle Vargas

Father Pedro Pedraza, the rector of the Lourdes Grotto Shrine in Santiago, Chile, has reported that two ciboria which had... Read more

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Sao Paulo, Jan. 18, 2018. Credit: BW Press/Shutterstock.

Cardinal criticizes Brazilian presidential candidate Lula for contradictory statement on abortion

Mar 29, 2022

By ACI Digital

Cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer, Archbishop of São Paulo, has described the statement on abortion made by Brazilian presidential candidate and... Read more

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The Church asks prayers for peace on US-Mexico border

Mar 16, 2022

By David Ramos

On a day marked by violence on the border with the United States, the Diocese of Nuevo Laredo encouraged prayer... Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

'We were practically nothing to him,' ex-seminarian says of Bishop Zanchetta's abusive behavior

Mar 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

One of the former seminarians who was the victim of sexual abuse by Argentine Bishop Emeritus Gustavo Zanchetta of Orán... Read more

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Mexican diocese to deny communion to Catholic politicians who voted to legalize abortion

Mar 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

After the legislature of the Mexican state of Sinaloa voted to legalize abortion up to 13 weeks, the Diocese of... Read more

Bishop Daniel Fernández Torres.

Catholic bishop in Puerto Rico says his removal by Pope Francis is ‘totally unjust’

Mar 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

He said he was asked to resign because he ‘had not been obedient to the pope nor had I been... Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta, Bishop Emeritus of Orán

Argentine bishops renew commitment to eradicating sex abuse after Bishop Zanchetta's sentencing

Mar 4, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Argentine Bishops’ Conference expressed Friday its closeness to the victims of Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, sentenced to prison for... Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Argentine Bishop Zanchetta convicted of sexually abusing seminarians

Mar 4, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Argentine Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been found guilty of abusing seminarians in Oran, Salta, northern Argentina, and sentenced to 4... Read more

Ultrasound scan of 15 week-old baby

Colombian pro-life leader says court's abortion decriminalization made women more vulnerable

Mar 3, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

A local pro-life leader believes that with the recent ruling of the Colombian Constitutional Court decriminalizing abortion up to six... Read more

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Bishops in South America encourage day of prayer and fasting for peace in Ukraine

Mar 2, 2022

By Giselle Vargas

The bishops of Chile, Paraguay, and Bolivia encouraged the faithful to participate in the day of prayer and fasting for... Read more

A February 2022 pro-life march in Bogota.

Across Colombia, half a million march for life after court decriminalizes abortion

Mar 1, 2022

By ACI Prensa

Across Colombia, around half a million people marched on Sunday to defend the lives of the unborn, rejecting the recent... Read more