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Nov 25, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- On the same day that Pope Francis approved the beatification of 127 Catholics killed in Spain in hatred of the faith in the 20th century, a hashtag calling for Catholic priests to be burned was trending on Twitter in Spain.
Nov 25, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Bishop Damián Iguacén Borau, who died Tuesday, was the oldest living Catholic bishop in the world. 
Nov 10, 2020 - 04:37 pm .- Proposed legislation to remodel the education system in Spain has drawn opposition from parents’ groups and educators who warn that the freedom of parents to educate their children and choose their school is at risk.
Oct 30, 2020 - 12:50 am .- After 10 years without an ordination, the Diocese of Segovia in Spain celebrated the diaconal ordination of Álvaro Marín, a 24-year-old seminarian last Sunday.
Oct 24, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis met with Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez at the Vatican Saturday.
Oct 13, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- The Bioethics Committee of Spain has unanimously rejected the underlying principles behind the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill that is making its way through the Congress of Deputies, the lower house of the legislature.
Oct 9, 2020 - 12:00 am .- Fourteen children whose mothers considered abortion were baptized last month in Madrid by the city’s archbishop, Cardinal Carlos Osoro.
Oct 8, 2020 - 12:10 pm .- The Spanish Equality Minister said Wednesday it is “more than necessary” to repeal a law that requires parental consent for children aged 16 and 17 who want to procure an abortion.
Oct 7, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Pope Francis said he hoped to visit Spain to mark the 500th anniversary of the conversion of St. Ignatius of Loyola in an interview published Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2020 - 12:00 am .- The Archbishop of Valencia said Sunday that if Spain’s euthanasia and assisted suicide bill is passed, it would be a "major and historic defeat for all of Spain, for Spanish society."
Sep 15, 2020 - 01:00 am .- In response to an assisted suicide bill that could soon be passed in Spain, the Spanish bishops’ conference called Monday for a palliative care law, saying that “there are no patients that cannot be cared for, even if they are incurable.”
Aug 25, 2020 - 10:57 am .- A hermitage outside the small town of Planes, Spain was desecrated this month. Vandals robbed the building and damaged parts of the chapel.
Jul 24, 2020 - 05:19 pm .- A Spanish bishop recently celebrated Mass in the church where St. Junipero Serra was baptized, defending the saint’s legacy against those who have accused him of racism.
Jul 21, 2020 - 08:45 am .- The Vatican stated Tuesday that Pope Francis did not intervene in last year’s controversy over the exhumation of the body of Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen in Spain.
Jul 1, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Pilgrims can walk the Camino de Santiago once again as the pilgrimage’s destination, the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, reopened its doors Monday.
Jun 15, 2020 - 04:42 pm .- King Felipe VI of Spain called Cardinal Juan José Omella, president of the Spanish bishops’ conference, on June 11 to express his condolences for priests who have died from COVID-19, and to thank the Church for its work in the country.
May 12, 2020 - 02:01 pm .- Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Clergy, sent a letter to all Catholic priests in Spain, offering encouragement amid the coronavirus pandemic.  
May 11, 2020 - 02:40 pm .- The San Pelayo Monastery, located in the city of Oviedo in the Asturias autonomous region in northwestern Spain, has housed a community of Benedictine nuns since the year 994.
Apr 28, 2020 - 04:27 pm .- While most of the students at the San Fulgencia Seminary in Cartagena, Spain, returned home when the country declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, one seminarian felt a different calling.

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