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II American Mission Congress begins in Guatemala

More than 3,000 people are gathered together since Tuesday in Guatemala to open the II American Mission Congress (CAM 2),... Read more

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Celibacy is precious gift that not everyone understands, says Mexican bishop

During the ordination ceremony last week for his diocese, Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel of San Cristobal de las Casas in... Read more

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Pope appoints Cuban-American Bishop in Miami

Pope John Paul II appointed the Very Reverend Felipe de Jesus Estevez, director of spiritual formation of the St. Paul... Read more

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Archbishop of El Salvador calls to vote for life in coming elections

The Archbishop Fernando Sáenz Lacalle of San Salvador, El Salvador, is calling on Salvadorans to cast their votes in the... Read more

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"Jane Roe" travels to Uruguay to help resist legalization of abortion

The woman used by feminist lawyers who argued in favor of the legalization of abortion on demand in the United... Read more

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Bishops of Argentina comment on Free Trade discussions and ask lawmakers for meaningful reflection

The Bishops Conference of Argentina published today a document on the challenges of the Free Trade Area for the Americas,... Read more

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Bishops warn of proposals aiming to legalize abortion in Argentina

As the Bishops Conference of Argentina concluded their 86th General Assembly, the Argentinean prelates published a message in which they... Read more

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Church leaders and families unite to oppose legalization of drugs in Mexican prisons

A noted pro-family group has joined efforts with the Mexican bishops in urging the rejection of a proposal to legalize... Read more

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Bishops warn of massive influx of Brazilians in Paraguay

The Bishops of Paraguay whose dioceses are on the border with the Brazil expressed their concern this week at a... Read more

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Pro-family groups campaign against legalization of pedophilia in Chile

Various pro-family groups in Chile this week, including “Family Action,” have launched a campaign aimed at stopping a proposed law... Read more

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Cuban government denies man job because of his faith

The Minister of Employment and Social Security has denied employment to a Boris Baxada Romay because of his faith and... Read more

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Spiritual life and pastoral work of priests go hand in hand, says Argentinean Bishop

During a Mass of ordination to the priesthood for seminarians in his diocese, Bishop Agustín Radrizzani of Lomas de Zamora,... Read more

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Marriages celebrated by fake “priests” to be regularized by Bishops of Buenos Aires

The Bishops of Buenos Aires have offered Catholics whose marriages have been celebrated by a group of fake priests the... Read more

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Parish priest denounces mistreatment of Haitians at Dominican Republic

Fr. Christopher Hartley Sartorius, pastor of St. Joseph of the Plains Parish, located 65 kilometers from Santo Domingo, denounced the... Read more

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Bishops in Paraguay demand Christian consistency to bring morals to country

Meeting at their general assembly, the Bishops Conference of Paraguay analyzed the pastoral work of the Church in the country... Read more

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Cuban reform leader demands respect for rights on the island

Oswaldo Payá, leader of the Varela Project, which seeks a referendum to bring about democratic changes in Cuba, announced his... Read more

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Second priest murdered in less than 24 hours in Columbia

Father Henry López of the city of Villavicencio became the second priest to be murdered in less than 24 hours... Read more

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Priest killed in northeastern Columbia

A parish priest and his secretary were gunned down in the northeastern Columbian town of Saravena this Tuesday, according to... Read more

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Church seeks new dialogue with ELN to resolve hostage crisis

The Church’s mediation commission that is working to free 7 tourists who were kidnapped September 12 in the northern mountains... Read more

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Archbishop denounces damage done to Buenos Aires Cathedral by homosexual radicals

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, issued a statement this week denouncing the damage done to the Archdiocesan Cathedral... Read more