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Trial date set for Argentine priests accused of abusing deaf children

Jun 15, 2019

Two priests accused of sexually abusing minors at a school for deaf children in Argentina will stand trial Aug. 5.  Read more

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Bishop Zanchetta to stand trial in Argentina for sexual abuse of seminarians

Jun 10, 2019

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been criminally charged with sexually assaulting two seminarians before a court in Argentina.  Read more

Bishops of Argentina pledge to respond to report on abuse allegations

Jun 4, 2019

The bishops’ conference of Argentina has said it is examining and will respond to a new report of more than... Read more

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Argentinian doctor convicted of refusing to perform abortion

May 22, 2019

Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra, an OB-GYN in Argentina, was found guilty on Monday of having prevented an abortion, after he... Read more

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

May 17, 2019

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

Mar 28, 2019

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

Jan 22, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

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

Jan 20, 2019

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

Jan 4, 2019

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

Jan 4, 2019

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

Sep 10, 2018

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

Sep 2, 2018

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

Aug 9, 2018

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

Aug 5, 2018

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

Jun 25, 2018

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

Jun 17, 2018

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

Jun 14, 2018

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

Jun 12, 2018

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

Jun 7, 2018

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

Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernandez.

Pope's personal theologian to head major Argentine archdiocese

Jun 2, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

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