Guatemala - Latest News
Dec 15, 2017 - 12:05 am .- The Supreme Court of Guatemala has ruled that the distribution of a manual promoting abortion must be stopped.
Sep 25, 2017 - 10:28 am .- Father John Goggin was serving as a missionary priest in Guatemala on July 28, 1981, when he was woken up early with the news that Father Stanley Rother, from the parish just up the road, had been killed in the night by a government-backed death squad.
Sep 23, 2017 - 02:16 pm .- Father Stanley Rother, an Oklahoma priest martyred in Guatemala, was beatified Saturday during a Mass in Oklahoma City attended by over 20,000 people.
Jul 8, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- “Padre, they've come for you.”
Mar 13, 2017 - 10:37 am .- Father Stanley Rother, the Oklahoma-born martyr who served as a priest in Guatemala, will be beatified in Oklahoma City on Sept. 23, 2017.
Mar 10, 2017 - 03:29 pm .- There is mourning in Guatemala after at least 35 girls perished in a fire at a state-run home for youth, which had attracted widespread charges of abusive conditions and mistreatment.
Dec 2, 2016 - 11:39 am .- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City who served in Guatemala, making him the first martyr to have been born in the United States.
Oct 24, 2015 - 06:03 am .- The number of Central American migrants to the U.S. might be down this year, but their problems at home have grown worse, said Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso before the United States Congress on Wednesday.
Jul 16, 2015 - 03:38 pm .- When 12-year-old Ángel Ariel Escalante Pérez was confronted by gang members demanding that he kill a bus driver in Guatemala, he said no.
Jan 30, 2013 - 12:18 pm .- The Bishops’ Conference of Guatemala called on authorities to address the stark hunger and malnutrition facing thousands of children and rural workers in the country.