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Fabric “balconera” with the image of the Holy Family

‘Keep Christ in Christmas’ initiative comes to Buenos Aires

Nov 25, 2022

By CNA Staff

At the initiative of the Vicariate Center of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, this Christmas the “balconeras” are arriving in... Read more

A crowd accompanied Nathanael Alberione in his ordination on Nov. 21, 2022.

He was in a coma for 50 days due to COVID and was just ordained a priest

Nov 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

Nathanael Alberione was ordained a priest Nov. 21, after he became so sick with COVID that he didn't think he... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Argentine dwarf soccer team at an audience on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis highlights the courage of Argentine dwarf soccer players

Oct 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

On Wednesday morning Pope Francis received the dwarf Argentine soccer team in an audience, encouraging them to continue with courage... Read more

The pilgrim image of Maria de Itatí and the multitude of pilgrims in front of the basilica at the Shrine of the Virgin of Itatí in the Archdiocese of Corrientes, Argentina, on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022.

300,000 youths make pilgrimage to Virgin of Itatí in Argentina

Sep 20, 2022

By CNA Staff

Under the theme “Together with Mary, we meet again as a synodal Church,” the young people made a pilgrimage to... Read more

Monastery of San Bernardo in Salta, Argentina

Archbishop, Carmelite nuns sign agreement after conflict over alleged Marian apparitions

Sep 7, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Discalced Carmelite sisters of the monastery of San Bernardo in Salta, Argentina, signed an agreement with Archbishop Mario Antonio... Read more

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Catholic Church in Argentina opposes legalization of euthanasia

Aug 22, 2022

By CNA Staff

There are currently four bills being considered in Argentina’s Congress to legalize euthanasia. Read more

Former Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta of the Diocese of Oran, Argentina.

Victim of Bishop Zanchetta: ‘Don't turn your back on us; we didn’t deserve such treatment’

Aug 13, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta of Oran, Argentina, was found guilty of abuse and sentenced to prison in March, but in July... Read more

St. Josemaria Escrivá, founder of Opus Dei

Opus Dei in Argentina responds to accusations of exploiting women

Aug 3, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The BBC published an article Aug. 2 reporting that 43 women from Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia made a complaint against... Read more

Pope Francis on July 12, 2022, said the knee pain he experienced for several months “scared me, in the sense of ‘think a little about what your future is going to be like now.’”

Pope Francis rules out living in the Vatican or Argentina if he resigns

Jul 12, 2022

By CNA Staff

In an interview with Univisión and Televisa broadcast July 12, the pope said that “for the moment,” he hasn’t considered... Read more

The Peruvian Amazon.

Argentine missionaries to be sent to evangelize in the Peruvian Amazon

Apr 4, 2022

By Giselle Vargas

A nun and a priest are the first to be sent on a missionary project from Argentina to the Peruvian... Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta, Bishop Emeritus of Orán

Argentine bishops renew commitment to eradicating sex abuse after Bishop Zanchetta's sentencing

Mar 4, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Argentine Bishops’ Conference expressed Friday its closeness to the victims of Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, sentenced to prison for... Read more

Cardinal Eduardo Francisco Pironio (1920-1998).

Pope Francis advances sainthood cause of Argentine cardinal who organized 1st World Youth Days

Feb 18, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Pironio was a member of the Roman Curia for two decades. Read more

Bishop Eduardo María Taussig of San Rafael. Credit: Semanario diocesano De Buena Fe.

Resignation of Argentine bishop accepted after controversy over seminary closure

Feb 7, 2022

By David Ramos

Pope Francis accepted Saturday the resignation of the Bishop Eduardo María Taussig of San Rafael. Read more

Blessed Sacrament Basilica in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Relic of Saint John Paul II stolen from historic basilica

Nov 22, 2021

By ACI Prensa

The rector of the Polish Catholic Mission in Argentina, Father Jorge Jacek Twarog, reported Sunday that the relic of Saint... Read more

Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernandez at the Holy See press office, Oct. 8, 2014.

Argentine archbishop warns president: 'There is little time left' to avoid debacle

Sep 18, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández of La Plata warned Argentine president Alberto Fernández Thursday that his priorities, such as abortion, marijuana,... Read more

A pro-life demonstrator in Argentina | Photo: @connox.ph - Unidad Provida

Argentine medical association says abortion law goes against principles of ethics

Sep 7, 2021

By Giselle Vargas

The National Academy of Medicine in Argentina has warned that the abortion law passed with the support of President Alberto... Read more

Buenos Aires cathedral

Buenos Aires cathedral tagged with anti-Catholic graffiti

Aug 30, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Vandals attacked the Buenos Aires cathedral in Argentina last Friday, spray painting the walls with various slogans against the Church,... Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Bishop Zanchetta faces trial on sexual abuse charges in October

Aug 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Argentine bishop was given a Vatican post by Pope Francis in 2017. Read more

Pope Francis, pictured on July 27, 2016.

Pope Francis tells Catholic business leaders to invest in the common good

Jul 1, 2021

By Courtney Mares

He encouraged “investing in the common good, not hiding money in tax havens.” Read more

Pro-life demonstrator in Argentina | Photo: @connox.ph - Unidad Provida

Journalists funded by Planned Parenthood create 'black list' of Argentine pro-lifers

Jun 15, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

On Sunday a group of journalists from Argentina, financed by the International Planned Parenthood Federation, published a "black list” with... Read more