- Jul 26, 2021
Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga of Honduras, who leads the council of cardinals that advises Pope Francis in the reform of the Catholic Church’s central government, was hospitalized after presenting COVID-19 symptoms.
Hurricane Iota struck Nicaragua 15 miles south of where Hurricane Eta hit the Central American country just two weeks earlier, and early reports were of disastrous situations.
Church leaders in Central America prayed for protection as a second hurricane in less than two weeks stormed toward the already battered region.
Pope Francis offered prayers for the victims of Hurricane Eta, which deluged Central America, claimed at least 50 lives and caused widespread flooding and property damage.
ROSARIO, Argentina — Experts from around the world gathered online Friday to talk about the scope of human trafficking in Latin America, and to share best practices to prevent modern-day slavery that currently affects some 45 million people from the United States to Thailand. Ilva Myriam Hoyos Castañeda, a lawyer
“They want to strike the papacy,” Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga said in an interview with Italy’s largest-circulation daily newspaper, La Repubblica. “First they depicted a church largely made up of pedophiles, now they’re suggesting economic recklessness, but it’s not so.”
A new “super dicastery” on evangelization might be one of the most significant reforms of the governing structures of the Vatican, according to a new report.
There are so many bit players in the unfolding drama of a cover-up allegation leveled against Pope Francis by a former papal ambassador in the United States, a brief who’s who is in order.