- Jan 25, 2020
Hundreds of Mexican pilgrims planning to attend World Youth Day in Panama have been unable to travel because the tour packages they purchased for the event appear not to exist.
Amid a crisis caused by the shortage of gasoline in Mexico and the government’s fight against the theft and adulteration of fuel, the country’s bishops have appealed to the citizenry and called for more truthful and objective information to be given.
The Ortega administration, which has ruled Nicaragua for more than a decade, has been accused of using the country’s judicial system to quash any significant political opposition groups.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree in mid-January making it easier for Brazilians to purchase firearms. The decision sparked criticism from several groups in Brazilian society, including some in the Catholic Church.
Migrants from across Honduras set out from San Pedro Sula for the border with Guatemala early Jan. 15, hoping to reach the U.S. border amid controversies over fortifying the southern frontier with a wall.
Months after every Chilean bishop submitted his resignation to Pope Francis, five leading Chilean prelates were in Rome Monday trying to rebuild trust.