- Jul 23, 2021
ROME – Ever a region in turmoil, Latin America this week saw violent protests in Cuba, seems on the brink of violent rioting in Colombia, and heard the Catholic bishops of Nicaragua once again challenge the ruling class by urging politicians to shun personal interests in favor of the common
Two South American bishops’ conference met this week for their general assemblies
Once considered the “discarded” image of the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquirá will now have a place of honor in the Vatican Gardens, with a replica built with 70,000 tiny mosaic pieces.
After three months, Colombia’s government has given up on negotiations for the release of Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez, kidnapped in Mali by jihadists four years ago.
A Colombian priest who dedicated years of his life to reducing violence at soccer stadiums died in Bogotá
The Catholic Church in Colombia says dialogue efforts between the government and the National Strike Committee (CNP) will resume, despite an announcement on Sunday by the government that the CNP had decided to “unilaterally suspend the dialogue.”
Pope Francis voiced alarm Sunday over ongoing tensions in Colombia, where a failed attempt at a tax reform has spiraled into protests and violent repression leaving at least 37 people dead, with hundreds missing and thousands wounded.
Catholic bishops in Colombia led a day of prayer and fasting Friday after two weeks of protests against a government tax reform.