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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

Argentine lawyers take legal action against restrictions on Mass attendance

May 20, 2021

By Giselle Vargas

The Catholic Lawyers Corporation of Argentina filed a writ of amparo on Tuesday contending that recent health regulations decreed during... Read more

The flag of Argentina

Abortion activists want to eliminate Day of the Unborn Child in Argentine city

May 13, 2021

By Giselle Vargas

A recently adopted municipal measure to observe March 25 as the Day of the Unborn Child in Lomas de Zamora... Read more

Argentine President Alberto Fernández meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican, May 13, 2021

Pope Francis meets Argentine president for first time since abortion legalization

May 13, 2021

Alberto Fernández championed a bill that legalized abortion up to the the 14th week of pregnancy. Read more

Bl. Carlo Acutis

Argentine parish where Eucharistic miracles occurred receives relic of Bl Carlo Acutis

May 12, 2021

By Giselle Vargas

On the 29th anniversary of the first Eucharistic miracle that took place in the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires’ Santa María... Read more

Pope Francis touches a statue of Our Lady of Luján at his general audience in the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace Dec. 2, 2020.

Pope Francis sends video message to Argentina for feast of Our Lady of Lujan

May 6, 2021

By Courtney Mares

“I will accompany you from here,” Pope Francis said in the video published on May 6. Read more

Credit: Unsplash.

Father asks Argentine court to prevent abortion of his child

Apr 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

A man from San Juan province in Argentina filed for an injunction to prevent his ex-wife from aborting their child,... Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis to make tour of schools in Argentina

Apr 15, 2021

A relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be displayed for veneration April 18 at a school in Córdoba, Argentina, marking... Read more

Young girl.

Young woman dies after getting legal abortion in Argentina

Apr 13, 2021

A young woman in Argentina died April 11 following a legal chemical abortion, the first such recorded death after the... Read more

Judge in Argentine province declares abortion law unconstitutional

Mar 24, 2021

A provincial judge in Argentina on Thursday declared the law legalizing elective abortion in the country unconstitutional. The ruling applies... Read more