- Jan 23, 2021
Although 2020 seemed to be a year in which time stood still, Latin America continued to be a region in turmoil.
As Latin America enters the Christmas season, Church leaders are urging reconciliation and solidarity as the region suffers through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over 5,000 residents were left homeless after powerful Hurricane Iota slammed Colombia’s only island province early Nov. 16.
Jan Piñeros walked along a Colombian highway with his family, braving the midday heat.
Pope Francis’s latest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, on the theme of human fraternity and a call for the world to be better after the COVID-19, was released on Sunday, and one of his ghostwriters urged Argentines not to take it personal and to read the pope in full.
On Sunday, Pope Francis urged for leaders to respect – and listen – to the demands of protesters around the globe.