Americas News

Damage at the tomb of Bl. Donizetti Tavares de Lima in Tambaú, Brazil.

Tomb of beatified Brazilian priest damaged in apparent robbery attempt

May 6, 2022

By ACI Digital

The tomb of Blessed Donizetti Tavares de Lima was damaged during an apparent robbery attempt last weekend in Brazil. Read more

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Madonna seeks an audience with Pope Francis

May 6, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

In a Tweet on Wednesday, Madonna asked Pope Francis to receive her so she could talk with him about "some... Read more

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How overturning Roe v Wade would affect Latin America

May 4, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

Pro-life leaders in Latin America have reacted to the possibility that the Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion throughout... Read more

The inauguration of Luis Arce as president of Bolivia in La Paz, Nov. 8, 2020. Credit: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Chile via Wikimedia (CC BY 3.0 CL).

Bolivian bishops encourage efforts to overcome social crisis

May 3, 2022

By Giselle Vargas

At the conclusion of their plenary assembly on Friday, the bishops of Bolivia encouraged everyone's commitment to "join efforts" to... Read more

March for Life 2022 in Baranquilla, Colombia.

Colombians march in more than 70 cities to defend life, reject abortion

May 2, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people dressed in light blue and carrying banners and flags marched in more than... Read more

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Mexico's bishops decry prevailing violence, impunity in the country

Apr 29, 2022

By David Ramos

The Mexican Bishops’ Conference expressed its concern Thursday over the ever-present threats to the lives of women and the weakest... Read more

Archbishop Mario Antonio Cargnello of Salta

Vatican intervenes in conflict between Argentine archbishop, Discalced Carmelites

Apr 28, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life will mediate in a conflict between Archbishop Mario... Read more

Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco of Santiago takes possession of his titular church in Rome, June 19, 2021.

Killing the innocent by abortion is not mercy, says Chilean cardinal

Apr 26, 2022

By Giselle Vargas

During his homily at the Mass for the blessing of the foundation stone for the Divine Mercy Shrine in Santiago... Read more

The Shrine of San Miguel del Milagro in San Miguel del Milagro, Mexico.

The 1631 apparition of Saint Michael the Archangel in Mexico

Apr 25, 2022

By David Ramos

Saint Michael the Archangel appeared to Diego Lázaro de San Francisco, a young convert, for the first time on April... Read more

Blessed Sacrament Basilica in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentine bishops will start annual 'Sharing Sunday' to sustain Church's mission

Apr 21, 2022

By Giselle Vargas

The bishops of Argentina have announced that the first day of reflection on the importance of sustaining the mission of... Read more

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