- Apr 17, 2021
The Brazilian bishops’ conference and five civil society groups criticized the federal government response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A young Franciscan friar was shot at one of western Mexico’s most important Catholic sites in what local church officials are calling “an isolated incident.”
A note on COVID-19 vaccines from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops triggered nearly immediate responses from many bishops in Quebec, who felt it was “untimely” and lacked some clarity.
A Chilean bishop is urging civil disobedience after several regions of the country went into lockdown again to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, imposing heavy restrictions on the celebration of religious ceremonies.
At the end of February, the Archdiocese of São Paulo established a personal chaplaincy for Nigerians, who constitute one of the largest African communities in Brazil’s biggest city.
Hours after Bolivia’s former interim president was detained and accused of promoting an alleged coup against her predecessor Evo Morales, the country’s bishops released a statement saying that “the politics of revenge” and a justice system aligned with the ruling political power “do not create confidence in the people.”
Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver says he hopes that by Holy Thursday, churches can open with limited capacity.
A court on Tuesday cleared a retired priest of sexual abuse charges on grounds the statute of limitations on the alleged crimes had expired.