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Pro-life activists call for acquittal of doctor who refused to perform abortion in Argentina

Pro-life advocates in Argentina have called for the acquittal of Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra, whose trial started May 13 in... Read more

March for Life rallies draw more than 2 million in Argentina

March for Life gatherings throughout Argentina on March 23 drew more than 2 million participants advocating legal protections for both... Read more

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Vatican again denies prior knowledge of allegations against Argentine bishop

In a statement Tuesday the Vatican again denied having prior knowledge of sexual abuse allegations against Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar... Read more

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Former vicar: Vatican already knew about sexual abuse allegations against Argentine bishop

In an exclusive report from the Associated Press, the former vicar to Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta said that the... Read more

Argentine archbishop temporarily closes monastery after monks arrested

Archbishop Marcelo Daniel Colombo of Mendoza, Argentina has temporarily closed the Christ at Prayer Monastery in the town of Tupungato,... Read more

Argentine bishop at Holy See financial office investigated for sex abuse

Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, an Argentine native appointed to the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See in 2017,... Read more

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Argentine abuse investigation involves priest previously reported to Pope Francis

An Argentine investigation into clerical sexual abuse involves a priest previously accused of abuse in Italy, who was the subject... Read more

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Crisis pregnancy center opens in Argentina shanty town

A new crisis pregnancy center in Buenos Aires will welcome women facing difficult pregnancies, offering resources, counseling, and medical support.  Read more

Pro-life demonstrators in Argentina react to the Senate defeat of an abortion bill Aug. 9, 2018.

Argentina Senate rejects bill to legalize abortion

Concluding a 16-hour legislative session in the early hours of August 9, the Argentina Senate rejected a bill to legalize... Read more

Argentine province declares itself pro-life ahead of abortion vote

Shortly before next week’s vote on the abortion bill in the Argentine National Senate, the Tucumán provincial legislature declared the... Read more

Argentine archdiocese asks for volunteers to join overnight pastoral team

The Priest Emergency Service of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, Argentina is inviting priests and lay people to join their... Read more

Argentina bishops: Abortion vote shows we have work to do

The bishops of Argentina said that this week’s vote in the House of Representatives to legalize abortion shows the shortcomings... Read more

Abortion bill passes in Argentina's House of Representatives

By a vote of 129 to 125 with one abstention, Argentina's House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that... Read more

People demonstrate against the legalization of abortion in front of the Cathedral of Tucuman, in northern Argentina.

Pro-lifers in Argentina make final push against abortion bill

As legislators in Argentina prepare to vote tomorrow on a bill that would legalize first-trimester abortions, pro-life groups have been... Read more

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More than 400,000 pro-life signatures presented to Argentine legislature

In the run-up to a Congressional vote on a pending abortion bill, 417,000 signatures expressing support for the unborn and... Read more

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Pope's personal theologian to head major Argentine archdiocese

Pope Francis has appointed his personal theologian and ghostwriter Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernandez to head the Argentinian Archdiocese of La... Read more

Argentine bishops call for prayer as congress considers expanded abortion access

As the Argentine congress debates legalizing abortion up to 14 weeks of pregnancy, the country's bishops called for a special... Read more

Argentina homeless shelter named after bishop who loved the poor

A men’s homeless shelter in Zeballos, Argentina has been named after a local bishop known for his attention to the... Read more

Father Javier Olivera and Sister Marie de la Sagasse.

They were going to get married. Now he's a priest and she's a sister

Before discovering their vocations, Fr. Javier Olivera and Sister Marie de la Sagesse were engaged and planning their wedding. God... Read more

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Argentina abortion bill gains momentum in Congress

In a recent push to decriminalize abortion, Argentina’s Congress is considering a bill that would give women legal access to... Read more