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Campaign posters depicting PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez and Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias.

Bishop describes 'troubling disagreement' between Spanish episcopate, government

Spain’s bishops have a “troubling disagreement” with the country’s coalition government, led by socialists, which aims at restricting freedom of... Read more

Teresita Castillo de Diego with the document that accredits her as a missionary.

Teresita: The Spanish 10-year-old who became a missionary

A 10-year-old girl in Spain fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a Catholic missionary from her hospital bed shortly before... Read more

Fr. Rubén Pérez Ayala celebrates his first Mass at the Virgen de la Paloma parish in Madrid, Spain, in June 2020. YouTube screenshot.

Recently ordained Catholic priest dies after Madrid parish explosion

A recently ordained Catholic priest died in hospital early Thursday morning after an explosion destroyed a parish building in the... Read more

The aftermath of the explosion near the Puerta de Toledo in Madrid, Spain, Jan. 20, 2021. Credit: @Jnxx251 via Twitter.

Updated: At least three dead as explosion devastates Catholic parish building in Madrid

At least three people are believed to have died after an explosion on Wednesday devastated a building belonging to a Catholic... Read more

Private school parents will appeal to EU for relief against Spanish education law

An association of Spanish education advocates will appeal to the European Union to prevent Spain's socialist government from implementing an... Read more

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Spanish parliament advances legal euthanasia, despite Catholic opposition

Spain’s parliament has advanced a euthanasia and assisted suicide bill that Catholic leaders had decried as “a defeat for all”... Read more

Spain’s Catholic bishops: Fast and pray against legalization of euthanasia

The Catholic bishops of Spain called Thursday for a day of fasting and prayer ahead of the expected approval of a... Read more

Twitter criticized as ‘Burn the clergy’ hashtag trends in Spain

On the same day that Pope Francis approved the beatification of 127 Catholics killed in Spain in hatred of the... Read more

Bishop Damián Iguacén Borau.

World’s oldest bishop dies in Spain at age 104

Bishop Damián Iguacén Borau, who died Tuesday, was the oldest living Catholic bishop in the world.   Read more

In Spain, 1.2 million people urge defeat of new education law

Proposed legislation to remodel the education system in Spain has drawn opposition from parents’ groups and educators who warn that... Read more

Deacon ordained in Spanish diocese after a decade of no ordinations

After 10 years without an ordination, the Diocese of Segovia in Spain celebrated the diaconal ordination of Álvaro Marín, a... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez at the Vatican Oct. 24, 2020.

Pope Francis meets with Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez

Pope Francis met with Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez at the Vatican Saturday.  Read more

Euthanasia no sign of progress, Spain's Bioethics Committee says

The Bioethics Committee of Spain has unanimously rejected the underlying principles behind the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill that is... Read more

Cardinal Osoro baptizes a child Sept. 27 in Madrid.

Children who faced abortion baptized in Spain

Fourteen children whose mothers considered abortion were baptized last month in Madrid by the city’s archbishop, Cardinal Carlos Osoro.  Read more

Spanish Equality Minister Irene Montero speaks after the Council of Ministers, March 3, 2020.

Spain's government wants to repeal need for parental consent for abortion

The Spanish Equality Minister said Wednesday it is “more than necessary” to repeal a law that requires parental consent for... Read more

Pope Francis arrives for his general audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican Oct. 7, 2020.

Pope Francis hopes to visit Spain to mark 500 years since Jesuit founder’s conversion

Pope Francis said he hoped to visit Spain to mark the 500th anniversary of the conversion of St. Ignatius of... Read more

Spanish cardinal: Passage of euthanasia bill would be 'historic defeat' for society

The Archbishop of Valencia said Sunday that if Spain’s euthanasia and assisted suicide bill is passed, it would be a... Read more

Spanish bishops call for palliative care instead of euthanasia and assisted suicide

In response to an assisted suicide bill that could soon be passed in Spain, the Spanish bishops’ conference called Monday... Read more

Hermitage of the Santísimo Cristo de Planes, Alicante (Spain).

Hermitage near small Spanish town desecrated, robbed

A hermitage outside the small town of Planes, Spain was desecrated this month. Vandals robbed the building and damaged parts... Read more

The statue of Bl. Junipero Serra at the Mission San Miguel in California.

Spanish bishop defends Junipero Serra’s legacy

A Spanish bishop recently celebrated Mass in the church where St. Junipero Serra was baptized, defending the saint’s legacy against... Read more