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Cardinal Daniel Sturla is Archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay.

Fiducia Supplicans ‘not a topic’ for Christmas season, Uruguayan cardinal says

Dec 27, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

​“I don’t think it was a topic to be brought out now at Christmas. ... it’s creating divisions within the... Read more

The flogging of Christ.

Which countries in the Americas do not celebrate Holy Week?

Apr 6, 2023

By Abel Camasca

Many countries declare holidays for the faithful to participate in Holy Week activities, but not all nations in the Americas... Read more

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Cardinal deplores passage of euthanasia bill by Uruguayan House of Representatives

Oct 7, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

The bill seeks to “regulate and guarantee the right of persons to go through the process of dying with dignity... Read more

Catholic bishops of Uruguay oppose assisted suicide bill

Jun 26, 2020

The Catholic bishops of Uruguay have spoken out against a bill that would allow for assisted suicide, calling it “homicide... Read more

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Efforts build to repeal Uruguay's controversial transgender law

Mar 27, 2019

Nearly 70,000 people in Uruguay have presented signatures seeking to initiate the process of repealing a controversial transgender law passed... Read more

These youth feed 2000 homeless people every night in Uruguay

Dec 26, 2017

For many people, a warm meal is a way to come together, celebrate, and spend time with friends and family.... Read more

Archbishop Daniel Sturla Berhouet of Montevideo with Pope Francis.

Availability and obedience: the intentions of Uruguay's new cardinal

Jan 13, 2015

Archbishop Daniel Sturla Berhouet of Montevideo, one of the 20 men to be made a cardinal at next month's consistory,... Read more

Methol Ferré: the philosopher who inspired Pope Francis

Apr 1, 2014

“The Pope and the Philosopher,” a book-interview with Alberto Methol Ferré -- an Uruguayan philosopher who influenced Jorge Bergoglio --... Read more