- Sep 18, 2020
Last week, during a clash between a guerrilla movement in Paraguay and the military, two girls from Argentina were killed by government forces, leading to the Catholic Church released a statement condemning the use of children as “cannon fodder” for criminal activities.
Argentina’s Church is facing continuing restrictions on Mass as the country reaches the top of its curve during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
A Catholic bishop criticized a government official’s offer that the church could name the Haitian ambassador to the Holy See if church officials promptly nominated a Catholic representative to the Provisional Electoral Council.
On a bright and clear January afternoon, Bishop Oswaldo Escobar Aguilar walked into a cemetery and gently dusted off a white name plate on top of a sky-blue block of tombs. Making plans for the year ahead, he told secretary Violeta Esmeralda Serrano nearby that they needed to make sure the tombs were decorated with flowers Dec. 2.
A proposed class-action lawsuit filed against the Archdiocese of Vancouver claims the archdiocese was “systematically negligent” in protecting parishioners from abuse by clergy.
Mexico’s electoral authority ordered the president to remove a political ad that referred to Pope Francis and the Gospel.