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Tag Results for "Latin American Catholics"

Pope Francis’ Spanish-Language Twitter Most Popular

The Spanish-language Twitter account of Pope Francis has more followers than any of the pontiff's accounts in other languages. continue reading »

Board Game to Test Your Knowledge of Jesus Hitting it Big in Spain- Coming to a Store Near you Soon

A board game created by a nun in Cuenca that tests players' knowledge about Jesus is hitting it big in Spain and will also be marketed in the Americas. According to information provided to Efe by Edice, the Spanish bishops conference's publishing house, the game went on sale in late March and in April there were many requests for it all over Spain, above all as a gift for children on the occasion of their first communion. continue reading »

Latin Americans Hope New Pope Understands Them—And Their Region

If numbers were used to choose the next pope, he might come from Latin America. Four in 10 Catholics live in Latin America, more than any other region, and it is home to the countries with the two largest Catholic populations, Brazil and Mexico, respectively. continue reading »

6 Million Faithful in Mexico Pray for Virgen de Guadalupe While Receiving News Pope Will Visit

Pope Benedict XVI announced his next pastoral visit to Latin America during the "Misa Criolla" celebrated the afternoon of December 12, in St. Peter's for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe continue reading »

John Paul II Beatification Celebrated Throughout Latin America and the World

Amidst the splendor of the Vatican and the solemness of St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope John Paul II, or El Papa Juan Pablo as he is known throughout Latin America, was beatified by Pope Benedict and witnessed by an audience of millions this morning. continue reading »