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More than 100 pilgrims arrived at the Bellavista Shrine in Santiago, Chile, Feb. 2, 2023.

More than 100 pilgrims cross the Andes in a show of love for the Virgin Mary

Feb 5, 2023

By CNA Staff

The initiative was coordinated by the young men in the Schoenstatt Movement and youths from Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, and Chile... Read more

Father Joseph Kentenich.

Schoenstatt founder’s beatification cause put on hold

May 3, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Bishop Stephan Ackermann acknowledged that ‘the suspension of the beatification process is a painful step for the Schoenstatt family.’ Read more

Fr. Josef Kentenich.

Details of Schoenstatt founder abuse and coercion allegations emerge

Nov 5, 2020

A Church historian has published some details regarding the allegations of abuse made against  Fr. Josef Kentenich, founder of the... Read more

Fr. Josef Kentenich.

German bishop appoints committee to reevaluate beatification process of Schoenstatt founder

Jul 9, 2020

Bishop Stephan Ackermann of the German diocese of Tier announced the appointment of a commission of historians to review the... Read more

Fr. Josef Kentenich.

Schoenstatt Movement rejects accusations of sex abuse against founder

Jul 2, 2020

The Schoenstatt Movement has rejected a researcher’s claims that its founder engaged in sexual abuse, saying that any past allegations... Read more

Fr. Josef Kentenich. CNA file photo.

Founder of Catholic Schoenstatt movement faces allegations of coercion

Jul 1, 2020

A German historian says that recently opened Vatican archives include documents that suggest the German founder of the Schoenstatt ecclesial... Read more