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A 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic in Madrid.

Spain's lower house advances bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

The lower house of Spain's legislature voted Tuesday to take up consideration of a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish... Read more

Pope Francis is interviewed by Carlos Herrera, a journalist at the Spanish radio station COPE.

Pope Francis says that he hopes Cardinal Becciu is innocent of charges in Vatican finance trial

He made the comment in his first interview since undergoing colon surgery. Read more

Prolifers before the Constitional Court of Spain in Madrid, Aug. 20, 2021. Credit: Right to Live.

Spanish prolifers urge publication of 2010 Constitional Court ruling on abortion law

Pro-lifers in Spain demand "no more silence" from Constitutional Court on their unpublished 2010 ruling on abortion law. Read more

Spanish bishop urges support for those tempted to suicide 

As Spain records a high rate of suicide, a Bishop in the Basque Country on Wednesday urged that no effort... Read more

Spanish Supreme Court rules divorced-and-remarried religion teacher must be reinstated 

Spain’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a religion teacher whose declaration of suitability to teach religion was withdrawn by the... Read more

Santiago de Compostela cathedral

Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela calls Holy Year ‘a time of grace and encounter’

The Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela emphasized the graces of the current Jubilee Year at the shrine of St. James... Read more

Sister Evelyn makes perpetual vows at the Monastery of Santo Domingo el Real in Segovia. Credit: Youtube Capture.

Former Protestant takes final vows as cloistered nun in Spain

Sister Evelyn of the Child Jesus took her final vows as a cloistered Dominican nun at the Santo Domingo el... Read more

Bishop Luis Argüello, spokesman for the Spanish bishops’ conference and auxiliary bishop of Valladolid

Spokesperson for Spanish bishops laments approval of trans law

Following the approval of the so-called “Trans Law” by Spain’s Council of Ministers, Luis Argüello, the spokesman for the Spanish... Read more

Massive pro-life demonstrations to be organized in Spain

The Assembly of Associations for Life, Freedom and Dignity, consisting of more than 140 civil society organizations in Spain, met... Read more

Priestly ordination

Priest ordained in Spanish diocese after almost 11 years without vocations

On June 20, Bishop César Franco of the Diocese of Segovia, Spain, ordained Álvaro Marín Molinera to the priesthood -... Read more

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Spanish youth launch prayer campaign ahead of euthanasia law taking effect

A group of young Catholics have launched "1 Week for Life", a campaign of prayer and fasting for the end... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Spanish bishop cricitizes bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

The secretary general of the Spanish bishops’ conference on Saturday questioned on Twitter a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish... Read more

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