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Archbishop Alfredo José Espinoza Mateus of Quito presided over a solemn Mass in the Basilica of the National Vow in the Ecuadorian capital to renew the country's consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

‘Everything is yours!’: Ecuador renews its consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Mar 27, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

On March 25, Monday of Holy Week, Ecuador renewed its historic consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, first carried... Read more


Ecuadorian bishops oppose decriminalization of euthanasia: ‘Human life is sacred’

Feb 15, 2024

By Diego López Marina

“Human life is sacred and inviolable. Any complicity with death ends up being paid for by the weakest and most... Read more

Police officers stand guard outside the City Hall building in Quito on Jan. 10, 2024, as Ecuador remains in a state of emergency following the escape from prison of a dangerous narco boss.

Ecuador: Gang violence will not prevail, bishops say

Jan 10, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

In a Jan. 9 message, the bishops of Ecuador said that “organized crime is sowing, in the day to day... Read more

The flag of Ecuador. Credit: Millenius/Shutterstock.

After elections, bishops of Ecuador call for building together the common good

Oct 18, 2023

By Julieta Villar

In their statement titled “Building together the common good,” the Ecuadorian Bishops’ Conference noted that “what matters is the homeland.” Read more