- Jul 8, 2020
COVID-19 is growing in Argentina, particularly in the shantytowns of the greater Buenos Aires area.
Slum priests in Argentina worry that Pope Francis is being used by politicians in a run-up to a presidential election in the country.
Argentina in recent days has provided reminders that as mammoth as the Church’s clerical abuse scandals are, they’re not the only challenges facing local churches around the world.
At a national level, bishops are speaking up, often teaming with bishops of neighboring dioceses or leaders of other religions and other Christian denominations.
One of Pope Francis’s closest allies in his home country testified before Argentina’s lower house on Tuesday against a proposal to broaden permission for abortion.
When Pope Francis sends a telegram to the President of Argentina today, many Argentines will be looking for a hint about when he’s visiting them, but they may be disappointed.