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New Opus Dei program ‘Youth’ hopes to answer young people’s questions

Feb 22, 2024

By Andrés Henríquez

The “Youth” initiative is the result of the combined efforts of people from around the world. Read more

José María Méndez of Seville, Spain, will go from painter to Trappist monk, at 53 years old, thanks to the movie “Libres.”

Spanish painter to become Trappist monk after seeing film on cloistered life

Feb 3, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

After lying dormant for decades, the seed of a calling to monastic life has sprung to life in the soul... Read more

Project devised by Father Marko Rupnik for the chapel of the Francisco de Vitoria University outside Madrid, Spain.

Spanish university cancels Rupnik chapel project

Jan 17, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Francisco de Vitoria University in Spain has canceled its planned chapel project with former Jesuit Father Marko Rupnik. Read more

A man walks the Camino de Santiago in Spain.

Pilgrims walking Camino de Santiago broke record in 2023

Jan 3, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

One of the most famous pilgrimage routes in the world reached record numbers of people in 2023. Read more

A man adorned in the flag of Spain prays the rosary for Spain on Dec. 8, 2023.

Rosary for Spain to join worldwide Confraternity of Our Lady of Fatima prayer crusade

Jan 3, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The objective of the initiative is to implore, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, God’s help and intervention, particularly for... Read more

A 40 Days for Life volunteer tries to pray for the end of abortion in Madrid in front of the police present on Dec. 28, 2023.

20 riot police sent to remove 10 young people praying rosary at abortion clinic in Spain

Dec 28, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The Government Delegation in Madrid mobilized approximately 20 riot police officers to prevent about 10 young people from praying the... Read more

Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain.

Same-sex blessings: Sinners can be blessed but not their sin, Spanish bishop says

Dec 20, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

For Bishop Munilla, it’s important to “stick to what is clear and ask the Lord to clarify what is not... Read more

A crowd prays the rosary in Madrid, Spain, on the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, patron saint of Spain, Dec. 8, 2023.

PHOTOS: Rosary for Spain prayed in more than 100 cities on feast of Immaculate Conception

Dec 12, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

People joined in praying the rosary for Spain on Dec. 8, asking for Mary’s intercession in the nation and in... Read more

Polonia Castellanos, founder of the Spanish Association of Christian Lawyers.

Spanish lawyer, mom of 4, challenges country’s rosary ban

Dec 8, 2023

By Martin Barillas

“There are plenty of times when the Virgin Mary has come to Spain’s aid,” Polonia Castellanos said, “and we are... Read more

'Immaculate Conception' by Peter Paul Rubens, circa 1628.

The miracle that made the Immaculate Virgin patroness of Spain and its infantry

Dec 8, 2023

By CNA Staff

In 1585 a miracle attributed to the Immaculate Conception allowed the Spanish troops to win the Battle of Empel in... Read more

Spanish protesters show their rosaries in Spain in protest against the action of the police on Nov. 28, 2023.

Why protesters in 50 Spanish cities are praying the rosary this Friday

Dec 7, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

On Dec. 8, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception — the patroness of Spain — hundreds of Spaniards will gather... Read more

Queen Isabella I of Castile, Spain.

More than 130 Masses celebrated in 5 countries to promote Queen Isabella’s canonization

Nov 29, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

This year, 133 Masses were celebrated with this intention, most of them in Spain but also in Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela,... Read more


‘No fear’ among Spanish bishops over upcoming meeting with Pope Francis about seminaries

Nov 27, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The spokesman for the Spanish Bishops’ Conference said that “there is no fear” among the bishops regarding their upcoming meeting... Read more

Image of the campaign for the canonization of the Spanish sacristan Diego Valencia.

Catholics call for opening of canonization cause for sacristan slain by jihadist in Spain

Nov 21, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The Diocese of Cádiz and Ceuta in southern Spain has begun to receive requests to promote the canonization process of... Read more

Pope Francis at the Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023, Angelus and martyrs beatified in Seville on Nov. 18, 2023.

Pope Francis calls for applause for 20 martyrs of Spanish Civil War beatified in Seville

Nov 20, 2023

By Walter Sánchez Silva

At Sunday’s Angelus, Pope Francis called for applause for the 20 martyrs beatified in the Seville cathedral on Nov. 18. Read more

Sister Belén de la Cruz.

Is a cloistered nun still ‘useful’ today? The life of Sister Belén de la Cruz

Nov 15, 2023

By Andrés Henríquez

A conference in Spain focused on the life of Sister Belén de la Cruz, a Spanish Carmelite nun who, in... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI on April 21, 2007, in Vigevano, Italy.

Did Pope Benedict XVI really say the devil wants to destroy Spain?

Nov 15, 2023

By Diego López Marina

A supposed comment by the late Pope Benedict XVI concerning Spain and the devil has been circulating on social media... Read more

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez.

Bishops in Spain call political deal to grant amnesty to Catalan secessionists immoral

Nov 15, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Several Spanish bishops have spoken out against the deals reached by President Pedro Sánchez with the leaders behind the 2017... Read more


Thieves repent, sacramentally confess, and return stolen objects to chapel in Spain

Nov 13, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

A week after desecrating and robbing a chapel in the Diocese of Orihuela-Alicante in Spain, the thieves have confessed and... Read more

The archbishop of Seville, Spain, José Ángel Saiz Meneses, and his auxiliary, Bishop Teodoro León Muñoz, at a press conference announcing the Nov. 18, 2023, beatification of the Spanish martyrs.

20 martyrs of persecution during Spanish Civil War to be beatified

Oct 24, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

On Nov. 18, the Archdiocese of Seville will celebrate the beatification of 20 martyrs of religious persecution carried out during... Read more