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Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square Oct. 13.

Pope praises ‘total love’ of Spanish martyrs

During his Sunday Angelus remarks in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis thanked God for the 522 priest, religious and lay... Read more

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Conference calls for spiritual preservation of Way of St. James

The spiritual meaning of the Way of St. James pilgrimage must not be reduced to a mere touristic and ecological... Read more

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After train crash, archbishop points to Christ for comfort

Celebrating Mass for the 79 victims of the July 24 train crash near Santiago de Compostela, Spanish Archbishop Julia Barrio... Read more

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Police disarm explosive device found in Madrid cathedral

Police officers in Madrid successfully disarmed an explosive device that was discovered in a confessional at the Cathedral of La... Read more

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Our Lady of Czestochowa icon touring Spain

A replica image of Our Lady of Czestochowa is currently traveling throughout Spain on a pro-life and pro-family pilgrimage that... Read more

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Charity reports increase in poverty, inequality in Spain

Catholic charity Caritas' chapter in Spain has issued a new report showing that poverty, inequality and social injustice are on... Read more

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Spanish Catholic justice fends off calls to recuse himself in abortion case

Justice Andres Ollero of Spain's Constitutional Court, who will write the ruling on a case challenging the country's 2010 abortion... Read more

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Spanish swimmer dedicates Olympic medals to Virgin Mary

Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte offered her two silver medals from the London 2012 Olympic Games to Our Lady of Monserrat... Read more

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Spanish politicians implore Virgin Mary's help amid economic crisis

Various Spanish political leaders looked to the Virgin Mary on the Feast of the Assumption Aug. 15 to ask for... Read more

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Spanish bishop voices support for fishermen amid economic crisis

On the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the patroness of fishermen, a Spanish bishop expressed solidarity with fishermen... Read more

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Spanish priest retracts opposition to Church teaching

In response to questions by the Vatican's doctrinal office, Spanish priest Father Manuel Pousa I Engronat has retracted positions in... Read more

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Poverty in Spain comparable to post-war Europe, charity reports

Julio Beamonte, the director of Catholic charity Caritas in Madrid, warned that current poverty levels in Spain are rivaling those... Read more

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Sainthood cause for young Spanish catechist moves forward

The diocesan phase has concluded for the sainthood cause of Rebeca Rocamora, a Spanish catechist who died in 1996 at... Read more

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Priests condemn city's move banning bishop from events

Priests in Spain voiced support for a local bishop after a city council adopted a motion banning him from official... Read more