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Posted on 03/4/2022 15:14 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Mar 4, 2022 / 09:14 am (CNA).
Argentine Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been found guilty of abusing seminarians in Oran, Salta, northern Argentina, and sentenced to 4 years and 6 months in prison.
Posted on 03/3/2022 16:44 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Medellin, Colombia, Mar 3, 2022 / 10:44 am (CNA).
A local pro-life leader believes that with the recent ruling of the Colombian Constitutional Court decriminalizing abortion up to six months of pregnancy, women will be "more unprotected" and their rights will be “more vulnerable.”
Posted on 03/2/2022 23:00 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Santiago, Chile, Mar 2, 2022 / 17:00 pm (CNA).
The bishops of Chile, Paraguay, and Bolivia encouraged the faithful to participate in the day of prayer and fasting for peace in Ukraine called by Pope Francis and to be held around the world on Ash Wednesday, March 2.
Posted on 03/1/2022 21:50 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Bogotá, Colombia, Mar 1, 2022 / 15:50 pm (CNA).
Across Colombia, around half a million people marched on Sunday to defend the lives of the unborn, rejecting the recent ruling of the Constitutional Court decriminalizing abortion up to six months of pregnancy.
Posted on 03/1/2022 16:17 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
San Salvador, El Salvador, Mar 1, 2022 / 10:17 am (CNA).
Former El Salvador president Alfredo Cristiani and a dozen others, including former military officers, now face charges related to the 1989 massacre of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper, and her daughter at the Central American University in San Salvador, prosecutors announced Friday.
Posted on 02/28/2022 21:35 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Denver Newsroom, Feb 28, 2022 / 15:35 pm (CNA).
After Colombia’s Constitutional Court ruled 5-4 last week to decriminalize abortion up to 24 weeks of pregnancy, abortion advocates hailed the ruling as part of a broader trend of abortion legalization among countries in earth’s most predominantly Catholic continent.
Posted on 02/24/2022 15:05 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Feb 24, 2022 / 09:05 am (CNA).
The Polish Bishops' Conference is responding to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Conference president and Archbishop Stanislaw Gądecki of Poznan, conference president, released the letter Feb. 24 as reports come in of casualties and destruction as a result from the Russian invasion. The letter can be seen below:
Posted on 02/23/2022 21:00 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Bogotá, Colombia, Feb 23, 2022 / 15:00 pm (CNA).
The president of Colombia, Iván Duque, rejected Tuesday the Constitutional Court’s decision to depenalize abortion up to 24 weeks of pregnancy.
Posted on 02/22/2022 20:34 PM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Orán, Argentina, Feb 22, 2022 / 14:34 pm (CNA).
Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, the Bishop Emeritus of Orán, denied Monday all charges of alleged sexual abuse of two former seminarians, during the first hearing of his civil trial.
Posted on 02/22/2022 03:08 AM (EWTN News - Americas Catholic News)
Bogotá, Colombia, Feb 21, 2022 / 21:08 pm (CNA).
Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled 5-4 to decriminalize abortion up to six months, or 24 weeks of pregnancy.