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Church in Argentina - Latest News
Jan 22, 2019 - 08:36 am .- In a statement Tuesday the Vatican again denied having prior knowledge of sexual abuse allegations against Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta before his December 2017 appointment to a Vatican office.
Jan 20, 2019 - 12:38 pm .- In an exclusive report from the Associated Press, the former vicar to Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta said that the Vatican had had information about sexual abuse allegations against Zanchetta for several years. This contradicts a Vatican statement made just weeks ago which said Vatican officials had only gained knowledge of sexual abuse allegations against Zanchetta a few months ago.
Oct 1, 2016 - 10:01 am .- In a special message to his fellow countrymen, Pope Francis said that despite his great desire to return home, he won’t be able to go in 2017, as previously hoped, due to commitments in Asia and Africa.
Jul 23, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Four nuns in Argentina are being investigated by Church officials after allegedly helping a former government official hide up to $9 million in cash and jewels their convent.
Aug 7, 2013 - 05:52 am .- As his fellow Argentineans gathered to celebrate the feast of Saint Gaetano, the country's most popular saint, Pope Francis urged them to encounter and touch the poor, rather than helping them in a distant way.
May 8, 2013 - 01:50 pm .- Pope Francis commended Argentina to the protection of its patron saint Our Lady of Lujan, bringing white flowers to her statue and pausing in prayer ahead of his Wednesday general audience.