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Argentina Beatifies “Gaucho Priest” Father Jose Gabriel Brochero

This weekend Argentina’s Catholic Church beatified Father Jose Gabriel Brochero known as the “gaucho priest” who along with his mule brought the word of God to the people of the pampas. continue reading »

40,000 Bikers Pay Homage to their Patroness: Our Lady of the Favor in Mexico

Bikers rode hundreds of kilometers in Mexico to have their motorcycles blessed and to pay homage to the Our Lady of the Favor, whom they consider their patroness. continue reading »

27-Year-Old Priest Remains Missing in Michoacán, Mexico

The Mexican diocese of Zamora, Michoacån sent to Fides Agency an appeal to pray for Father Santiago, who has been missing since December 27, 2012. continue reading »

Bishops of Central American Region Meeting in Panama

Since Monday, November 26, 60 Bishops of the Central American region have been in Panama for the 2012 General Assembly of the Bishops' Secretariat of Central America (SEDAC). continue reading »

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru No Longer ‘Catholic’ Vatican Says

After 22 years of conflict between the Vatican and university officials, the Catholic Church has ruled that the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru can no longer call themselves ‘Catholic’ or ‘Pontifical.’ continue reading »

Catholic Church-Run Programs for Men help Stem Violence Against Nicaraguan Women

Women in Nicaragua, often too timid to speak for themselves, have been beaten and sometimes killed by their partners or husbands who were unable or unwilling to see this as a crime, as unacceptable, as a way of life that needed to be changed. continue reading »

Chilean Police Seize Vatican Documents on Priest Abuse Case

Files on the abuse case of Chilean priest, Fr. Fernando Karadima, have been seized by police after the Catholic Church refused to turn their files over on the case. continue reading »

Pope Tells Latin American Bishops:  Building Strong Families Key

Made public today was a Message written by the Holy Father for a meeting of bishops who head episcopal commissions for the family and life in Latin America and the Caribbean continue reading »

Los Angeles Catholic Schools Adopt a 200-day School Calendar, 20 More than Most Schools in Country

The Catholic archdiocese of Los Angeles has announced it is adding 20 days more to its academic calendar for a total of 200 days, more than most schools in the nation. continue reading »

97th World Day of Migrants and Refugees Celebrated Today Through the World’s Catholic Churches

Today the Church will observe the 97th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, a commemoration instituted by St. Pius X. Pope Benedict’s brief message for the day is entitled “One Human Family.” continue reading »