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Priest says Pope's election bearing spiritual fruit in Argentina

Mar 25, 2013

Father Marcelo Pettinaroli, pastor of Our Lady of Carmen in Buenos Aires, said the election of Pope Francis has brought... Read more

Pope's favorite soccer team to give him honorary jersey

Mar 20, 2013

Pope Francis' favorite soccer team in Argentina plans to send him a personalized jersey with his name on it.    Read more

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Pope Francis honored in special Buenos Aires Mass

Mar 19, 2013

Archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig, apostolic nuncio to Argentina, celebrated a special Mass of Thanksgiving to offer gratitude and prayers for... Read more

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Nobel prize winner says Pope not connected to Argentine dictatorship

Mar 15, 2013

In response to accusations against Pope Francis, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights defender said the new Pontiff... Read more

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Argentine president, bishops congratulate Pope Francis

Mar 14, 2013

Within hours of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires being elected as Pope Francis, political and religious leaders from... Read more

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Argentinian archbishop stresses opposition to drug legalization

Feb 8, 2013

Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo, president of the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina, has reiterated the Church’s opposition to the legalization of... Read more

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Archbishop urges Christian hope for a better Argentina

Jan 4, 2013

An Argentinean archbishop invited the people of his country to cultivate an authentic Christian hope in order to face the... Read more

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Pope encourages generosity from Argentineans for the poor

Aug 6, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI is calling on Argentineans to be generous during a special collection to be held in the country... Read more

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Argentinean press says bishop resigns after admitting relationship

Jun 25, 2012

Reports are surfacing in the Argentinean media that Bishop Fernando Maria Bargallo of Merlo-Moreno has submitted his resignation after acknowledging... Read more

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Argentinean bishop apologizes for controversial photos

Jun 20, 2012

Bishop Fernando Bargallo of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina has asked forgiveness for recently-surfaced photos of him shown with a woman on a... Read more