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Bolivia - Latest News
May 29, 2018 - 12:25 pm .- In a statement Tuesday, Bolivian bishop and Cardinal-elect Toribio Ticona strongly denounced rumors that he has a wife and children.
Feb 17, 2018 - 12:00 am .- The General Secretariat of the Bolivian Bishops' Conference called on civil authorities to conduct a “thorough investigation” of recent explosions in the city of Oruro that have left 12 dead and at least 60 injured.
Mar 27, 2017 - 03:50 pm .- A bill in Bolivia that would allow abortions only for certain groups of women is uniting unlikely groups in opposition to the policy - namely, Bolivian bishops and pro-choice feminists.
Mar 8, 2017 - 11:12 am .- The newest member of St. Francis Monastery in Cochabamba, Bolivia, is furry and has four legs.
Jul 28, 2015 - 04:39 pm .- Pope Francis’ July 10 visit to a prison in Bolivia was just one of several dozen events over the course of the recent papal trip to Latin America.
Jul 10, 2015 - 09:19 am .- Pope Francis on Friday told Bolivian inmates that he too is a sinner who has experienced the merciful love of God, and encouraged them not to fall into despair but to accept forgiveness and to sustain themselves with prayer.
Jul 9, 2015 - 06:18 pm .- Following in the footsteps of St. John Paul II, Pope Francis on Thursday asked forgiveness for crimes against the indigenous peoples of Latin America during “the so-called conquest of America.”
Jul 9, 2015 - 03:28 pm .- Christ gave sight to a blind beggar whom others ignored. For Pope Francis, this bears an important lesson for Christians today.
Jul 9, 2015 - 10:45 am .- When leftist Bolivian president Evo Morales on Thursday presented Pope Francis with a “communist crucifix” – a carving of Christ crucified on the hammer of a hammer and sickle – the Pope appeared to say, “This is not ok,” while shaking his head.
Jul 6, 2015 - 10:20 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis will set foot on Bolivian soil, beginning a three-day visit to the country which one of its priests, who works in the Vatican, expects will strengthen the faith of its Catholics.
Feb 4, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- The largest statue of the Virgin Mary in the world, dedicated to Our Lady of Socavon, was inaugurated at a Feb. 1 ceremony in the city of Oruro, Bolivia.