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Carlota Valenzuela.

This Catholic is trekking 4,000 miles across Europe to Jerusalem

May 27, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Carlota Valenzuela began the epic foot pilgrimage in January. Read more

Opening Mass for Archdiocese of Madrid’s Holy Year of St. Isidore on May 15, 2022.

PHOTOS: Madrid launches holy year in honor of St Isidore the Farmer

May 19, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The jubilee year will last until May 2023. Read more

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

Spanish bill would allow girls 16 and 17 to get an abortion without parental consent

May 13, 2022

By Marta Gómez de Castro

Spain’s coalition government of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez intends to propose a bill that would legalize abortion without parental consent... Read more

Cardinal Carlos Amigo Vallejo (1934-2022).

Spanish Cardinal Carlos Amigo dies at age 87 after lung surgery

Apr 27, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

He was an advocate for dialogue between Christians, Muslims, and Jews. Read more

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Spain's judiciary council questions details of proposed trans law

Apr 22, 2022

By ACI Prensa

The Plenary of Spain’s national council of the judiciary has questioned the draft law on “the real and effective equality... Read more

A pro-life ad at a bus stop in Spain.

Thousands march for life in Madrid

Mar 28, 2022

By Blanca Ruiz

Thousands of people participated in the March for Life held Sunday in Madrid. The march terminated at the Plaza de... Read more

Bishop Eusebio Ignacio Hernández Sola of Tarazona welcomes a group of Ukrainian refugees to the diocesan seminary, March 13, 2022.

Spanish seminary takes in 60 refugees from Ukraine

Mar 14, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

The seminary of the Diocese of Tarazona welcomed Sunday 60 refugees from Ukraine who arrived accompanied by dozens of volunteers... Read more

Cardinal Juan José Omella and lawyer Javier Cremades at a press conference in Madrid, Spain, Feb. 22, 2022.

Spanish cardinal: Clerical abuse audit is a ‘step forward’ in transparency

Feb 22, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The investigation is expected to take a year to complete. Read more

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Spain’s Catholic bishops ask law firm to open independent audit on clerical sex abuse

Feb 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The audit is expected to lead to a comprehensive report. Read more

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Spanish university publishes independent report on sex abuse victims in Navarra

Feb 14, 2022

By Blanca Ruiz

The Public University of Navarra has published an independent report in which it identified 52 victims of sexual abuse committed... Read more

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez meets with Cardinal Juan José Omella Jan. 24, 2022.

Spanish PM meets with head of country's bishops' conference

Jan 25, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez visited the president of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference, Cardinal Juan José Omella, on Monday to... Read more

A pro-life ad at a bus stop in Spain.

Pro-life ads removed in several Spanish cities

Jan 24, 2022

By David Ramos

Alfonso Galdón, founding president of the Spanish political party Valores, denounced Friday the Murcia city government for banning the pro-life... Read more

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Spanish bishops: Report that only vaccinated priests may minister a prank

Jan 6, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

The Spanish bishops conference has said that a news report indicating priests not vaccinated against COVID-19 would be barred from... Read more

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

Spanish bill that would criminalize prayer near abortion clinics called a 'danger to democracy'

Nov 11, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

An international 40 Days for Life director has said a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party that... Read more

Pedro Sánchez, prime minister of Spain, speaks at a press conference in Madrid, April 13, 2021.

Spanish prime minister pledges to outlaw prostitution

Oct 19, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Spain’s prime minister has vowed to end the practice of prostitution in the country, saying it enslaves women.  Read more

Toledo Cathedral in Toledo, Spain.

Toledo archbishop asks forgiveness for 'negligence' after filming of music video in cathedral

Oct 18, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

Archbishop Francisco Cerro Chaves of Toledo carried out a penitential act Sunday at the city’s cathedral, after the filming of... Read more

The Toledo Cathedral in Toledo, Spain.

Dean resigns after filming of questionable music video in Toledo Cathedral

Oct 12, 2021

By David Ramos

Fr. Juan Miguel Ferrer Grenesche, dean of the Toledo Cathedral, has submitted his resignation following the improper use of the... Read more

Toledo Cathedral in Toledo, Spain.

Toledo archbishop apologizes for "misuse of a sacred place" after questionable music video filmed in cathedral

Oct 8, 2021

By David Ramos

Archbishop Francisco Cerro Chaves of Toledo apologized Friday for the improper use of the city’s cathedral in a music video,... Read more

Blessed Emilia Fernandez

This pregnant woman who died in a prison in Spain, became a Martyr of the Rosary

Oct 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

A pregnant woman who found her faith in a Spanish prison during the Civil War (1936-1939) refused to give up... Read more