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Pro-life lawyers oppose bill to legalize abortion in Dominican Republic

A group of pro-life lawyers in the Dominican Republic have called on lawmakers to reject a bill legalizing abortion in... Read more

July 4 demonstration against gender ideology in the Dominican Republic.

Dominican Republic families demonstrate against gender ideology in education

Families in the Dominican Republic joined together July 4 for a national civic demonstration to protest a new Department of... Read more

Demonstration in defense of life in the Dominican Republic. 

Dominican Republic pro-life march: 'Let’s save both lives!'

A pro-life demonstration in the Dominican Republic on Sunday voiced opposition to a bill to reform the Criminal Code that... Read more

The OneLife March in Los Angeles, Calif., Jan. 23, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Dominican archdiocese to hold pro-life demonstration outside legislature

An archdiocese in the Dominican Republic is organizing a pro-life demonstration next month in front of the Palace of Congress... Read more

Dominican Republic priest arrested on suspicion of killing teen

The National Police of the Dominican Republic have arrested a priest on suspicion of killing a teenager, who was allegedly... Read more

Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic.

Investigation of former Dominican Republic nuncio moves forward

The Vatican’s press officer provided an update on the trial of laicized former nuncio Jozef Wesolowski, saying that the case... Read more

Former apostolic nuncio to the Dominican Republic Josef Wesolowski.

Disgraced nuncio does not have immunity, Vatican counters

The Vatican countered media reports that it protected a former nuncio who faces sex abuse charges through diplomatic immunity, saying... Read more

Józef Wesolowski, former papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic.

Vatican laicizes former nuncio to Dominican Republic

Following abuse accusations last fall involving the apostolic nuncio to the Dominican Republic, the Vatican has concluded the first part... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks with CNA in Rome on Feb. 4, 2013.

Cardinal O'Malley denounces Dominican Republic immigration ruling

Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston is lamenting a court ruling in the Dominican Republic that retroactively strips away citizenship... Read more