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Argentine Bishop Resigns In Light of Beach Photo Scandal

The bishop of the Argentine diocese of Merlo Moreno resigned his post following a scandal over photos showing him with a woman on a Mexican beach, the local press said Saturday. continue reading »

Catholic Bishop Expelled From Cuba Willed $60,000 to Cuban Diocese

The late Auxiliary Bishop Agustin Roman, one of the spiritual leaders of South Florida's Cuban exile community, left $60,000 in his will to the Matanzas diocese in Cuba, the Miami archdiocese said Monday. continue reading »

Cuban Catholic Primate Meets With Dissident Group Ladies in White

Leaders of the dissident group Ladies in White spent nearly four hours Thursday with Cuba's Catholic primate, Cardinal Jaime Ortega, asking him to mediate with the communist government to stop its repression of them. continue reading »

Representative of Mexican Priest’s Victims Reproaches Pope for Ignoring Them

A representative of the victims of sexual abuse committed by late Mexican priest Marcial Maciel, founder of the Legion of Christ, on Monday reproached Pope Benedict XVI "for having ignored" that group of people on his just-concluded visit to Mexico. continue reading »

“I Come as a Pilgrim of Faith, of Hope, and of Love.” The Pope Arrives in Mexico

Yesterday morning, before boarding his flight for Mexico, Benedict XVI was greeted at Rome's Fiumicino airport by Mario Monti, prime minister of Italy. Later, during the course of the journey, the Holy Father participated in the traditional in-flight press conference with the more than seventy journalists continue reading »

Mexican Archbishop Warns of Fake Tickets for Papal Mass

Distribution of tickets for the Mass that Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate during his visit to the central Mexican state of Guanajuato is slated to start in the second week of March and all tickets being offered on the Internet are fake, Leon Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago said. continue reading »

Priests Paid Men to Kill Them after Botched Suicide Attempt, say Prosecutors

Two Catholic priests gunned down a year ago in Bogota hired the hit men who killed them, the Colombian Attorney General's Office said Tuesday. The Revs. Rafael Reatiga Rojas and Richard Armando Piffano Laguado put out the word that they would "pay for their deaths," prosecutor Ana Patricia Larrota said at the arraignment of the two alleged shooters. continue reading »

Score a Goal for John Paul in MX - National Collection Drive is Launched in the U.S. for Rosaries

Victor John Mooney, executive director of Queens, New York based – South African Arts International, hopes that 100,000 pilgrims will kick an official 2010 World Cup Match Ball into a goal on a portable soccer field. “With each goal, our plan is to give pilgrims a rosary and a refreshing cup of coca-cola”, said Mooney. continue reading »

Chicago Lawsuit: U.S. Immigration Policy Unfair to Religious Workers

A handful of religious organizations, including two based in the Chicago region, have joined efforts in challenging a national immigration policy that discriminates against religious workers, according to a new federal lawsuit. continue reading »

National Hispanic Christian Leadership to Emphasis Education and Evangelism in 2012

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, also known as the Hispanic Evangelical Association, the nation's largest Christian Hispanic organization continue reading »

Latino Leaders to Make Voice Heard at Vatican City

As Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off in the United States, U.S. Catholic Latino leaders will complete a major step in achieving more open communication with the Vatican. continue reading »