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Spain - Latest News
Sep 24, 2019 - 12:00 am .- The Spanish bishops’ conference said that the “mindfulness” movement and other eastern meditation techniques cannot be considered a “properly Christian” practice of prayer.
Sep 19, 2019 - 05:50 pm .- The head of the migration commission for the Spanish Bishops’ Conference emphasized that love of neighbor is essential for Christians, and this includes a care for migrants and refugees.
May 30, 2019 - 02:59 pm .- In one his first acts following his ordination as bishop, a prelate in Spain confirmed 62 inmates at the Murcia II Penitentiary Center in the town of Campos del Río.
Apr 18, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- Authorities from Spain and Morocco have arrested a 23-year-old man in Rabat, Morocco, who is suspected of planning an attack  during Holy Week celebrations in the Spanish city of Seville.
Dec 27, 2018 - 06:33 pm .- Fr. Juan Pablo Aroztegi became the youngest priest in the diocese of San Sebastian, Spain, when he was ordained last weekend by Bishop José Ignacio Munilla at Good Shepherd Cathedral.
Jun 29, 2018 - 12:26 am .- Spain’s lower house of parliament has agreed to consider a bill that would legalize euthanasia in the country.
Jun 28, 2018 - 10:32 am .- Outrage has been sparked in a town in northern Spain over the botched renovation of a 16th-century wooden sculpture of St. George, which was repainted by a local arts and crafts teacher.
Jun 13, 2018 - 04:44 pm .- The Archdiocese of Valencia, Spain is preparing resources for more than 600 immigrants on board a rescue boat that was denied entry into Italy this week.
Mar 14, 2018 - 01:24 pm .- Alberto José Gonzalez is a 50-year-old retired police officer, married with two daughters, who recently began his ministry as the first permanent deacon in the Diocese of Gijón, Spain.
Dec 22, 2017 - 03:08 pm .- A prison ministry founded by a Spanish Jesuit in the 1960s is bearing fruit, with inmates overcoming obstacles such as addiction and finding ways to engage in charity toward others.
Dec 1, 2017 - 11:38 am .- A former colonel of the Salvadoran military, Inocente Orlando Montano Morales, has been ordered to be imprisoned in Spain, as he awaits trial for his alleged participation in the murder of five Jesuit priests in 1989.
Nov 29, 2017 - 12:00 am .- Spain’s National Court has ruled that the Family Planning Federation, a subsidiary of Planned Parenthood International, can no longer be designated as a “public service organization” in Spain.
Oct 6, 2017 - 11:08 pm .- The Helpers of the Good Shepherd, an order of religious sisters dedicated to helping victims of sexual exploitation, drew praise from Cardinal Carlos Osoro Sierra of Madrid for their witness to the dignity of women.
Oct 2, 2017 - 03:46 pm .- Catholic leaders voiced pleas for peace after a Catalonian regional referendum vote on secession from Spain drew a strong police reaction.
Aug 17, 2017 - 11:04 am .- Catholic leaders voiced prayers for victims after a van sped into a crowd of people in the Las Ramblas tourist area of Barcelona on Thursday, killing at least 13 and injuring dozens more.
May 18, 2017 - 10:04 pm .- Over the past nine years, Spain has been hit particularly hard by the worldwide economic crisis.
Apr 7, 2017 - 01:27 pm .- The killer of an American woman who had been walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route has been found guilty and could face up to 25 years in prison.
Mar 30, 2017 - 05:40 am .- A pregnant woman who found her faith in a Spanish prison, refused to give up the name of her Christian catechist to her persecutors, and died for lack of medical care was beatified on Saturday.
Feb 24, 2017 - 02:31 pm .- Fr. Arturo López, 77, was brutally beaten by three masked men during an assault on Wednesday at the rectory of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church in Coslada, a city in Spain's Community of Madrid.
Jan 2, 2017 - 11:37 am .- Maria* has not had an easy life. Several years ago, while pregnant with her second child, she checked into a detox center for those with drug addictions. Social services had already taken temporary custody of her first child, as she was in no condition to take care of her.