- Sep 29, 2020
Mary Our Queen Parish in the city of Rosario, Argentina was the target of a violent attack Sept. 23, which the church’s pastor said was a threat made in response to his recent denunciation of area gangs and drug traffickers.
The sexual abuse crisis is like a fire that should be left to burn to purify the church, said the president of the Canadian bishops’ conference.
The president of the Mexican bishops’ conference has demanded that the dignity of human bodies be respected, after two trailers were found in Mexico’s Jalisco state, containing 157 corpses.
Blessed Oscar Romero’s martyrdom, “the holy sacrifice of his life,” during his celebration of the “holy sacrifice” of the Mass holds a powerful lesson for Catholics, said Bishop John O. Barres of Rockville Centre.
The Mexican bishops’ conference called for solidarity Friday with the thousands of people affected by heavy rains and flooding in Sinaloa state, which has been declared in a state of emergency by the authorities.
Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignations of Bishop Cristian Contreras of San Felipe and Bishop Carlos Pellegrin of Chillan in Chile.