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People praying at an abortion clinic.

Spanish bill would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

A bill proposed last week by the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party would criminalize “harassment” of women entering abortion clinics. Read more

Campaign posters depicting PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez and Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias.

Bishop describes 'troubling disagreement' between Spanish episcopate, government

Spain’s bishops have a “troubling disagreement” with the country’s coalition government, led by socialists, which aims at restricting freedom of... Read more

Spain passes euthanasia, assisted suicide law

Spain’s legislature passed a law Thursday to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide. Catholic leaders have decried the measure as “a... Read more

Spain to permit feminist marches, while restricting worship services

While maintaining restrictions on transit, gatherings, and worship services amid the coronavirus pandemic, Spanish authorities will allow marches for International... Read more

The Basílica de la Mare de Déu del Lledó in Castellón de la Plata, Spain. Credit: Juan Emilio Prades Bel via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Spanish city closes basilica, citing coronavirus

The mayor of Castellón de la Plata has has closed the Basílica de la Mare de Déu del Lledó and... Read more

Private school parents will appeal to EU for relief against Spanish education law

An association of Spanish education advocates will appeal to the European Union to prevent Spain's socialist government from implementing an... Read more


Spanish parliament advances legal euthanasia, despite Catholic opposition

Spain’s parliament has advanced a euthanasia and assisted suicide bill that Catholic leaders had decried as “a defeat for all”... Read more

Euthanasia no sign of progress, Spain's Bioethics Committee says

The Bioethics Committee of Spain has unanimously rejected the underlying principles behind the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill that is... Read more

Spanish Equality Minister Irene Montero speaks after the Council of Ministers, March 3, 2020.

Spain's government wants to repeal need for parental consent for abortion

The Spanish Equality Minister said Wednesday it is “more than necessary” to repeal a law that requires parental consent for... Read more

Spain moves forward on euthanasia bill

After Spain’s socialist party tried and failed twice last year to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide, the lower house of... Read more

Campaign posters depicting PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez and Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias.

Spanish cardinal: Prospect of left-wing coalition government a 'serious emergency'

Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Valencia wrote Saturday that in the wake of an inconclusive general election, a pre-agreement between... Read more

Family members carry the coffin of Francisco Franco out of the basilica of the Valley of the Fallen, Oct. 24, 2019.

Monks at Valley of the Fallen denounce irregularities around Franco exhumation

The prior of the Benedictine Abbey at the Valley of the Fallen, whence the body of Francisco Franco was exhumed... Read more

Spain's socialist party would ban religion classes – even in private schools

As Spain prepares for its general election in December, Pedro Sánchez, the leader of the nation's socialist party, has said... Read more