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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
12 December 2017
AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Bishop Baez: "Paralyzed by fear, we are getting used to physical and moral violence"
Managua (Agenzia Fides) - "There is paralysis due to fear. There are people who are paralyzed by fear, unable to speak or express their outrage because of injustices and abuses of civil and military authorities", denounc ...
11 December 2017
AMERICA/PUERTO RICO - Appeal of religious leaders: "No to new taxes, otherwise the recovery will be impossible"
Washington (Agenzia Fides) - "If Congress treats American citizens living in Puerto Rico differently from American citizens living in the 50 States, considering our island as a foreign jurisdiction, we believe that the r ...
7 December 2017
AMERICA/MEXICO - The Bishops' reflection: "Internal security law"
Chilpancingo (Agenzia Fides) - "It is necessary to adequately train federal, state and municipal police in order to put an end to insecurity in Mexico, but this goal has failed, there are no trained and efficient police. ...
5 December 2017
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - Catholic politicians of Latin America: "We ask for a more fraternal civilization"
Bogotà (Agenzia Fides) - "The scourge of corruption is the most damaging for our peoples of Latin America, public corruption erodes societies, injustice and the lack of unity increase in industrialized countries, the gl ...
5 December 2017
AMERICA/BRAZIL - Assassination of the missionary Vicente Cañas: executioner condemned
Cuiabá (Agenzia Fides) - The only accused survivor, Ronaldo Antônio Osmar, former civil police delegate, accused of participating in the murder of the Spanish Jesuit missionary Vicente Cañas, in April 1987, was found ...
4 December 2017
AMERICA/BOLIVIA - Mgr. Gualberti: "The defense of democratic values loses moral force if it is not pursued with peaceful means"
Santa Cruz (Agenzia Fides) - "Even if the reasons for the protests and the defense of democratic values, institutions and the expressed will of the people are right, they lose their moral strength when they are not pursu ...
2 December 2017
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - The Church insists on dialogue to resolve the Mapuche conflict and avoid violence
Bariloche (Agenzia Fides) - "No kind of violence is the solution: A dialogue table should have been opened before or during the conflict, to avoid this repression and violence. Dialogue must always be present": these are ...
1 December 2017
AMERICA/BRAZIL - A theologian: "A Year of the Laity to open new paths and perspectives"
Rio de Janeiro (Agenzia Fides) - "To recognize the importance of the lay faithful as essential to guarantee the future of the Catholic Church; to understand that they are an integral part of the ecclesial community, effe ...
1 December 2017
AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Elevation of the Apostolic Vicariate of Bluefields to diocese, creation of the new diocese of Siuna and appointment of the first Bishops
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On November 30, 2017, the Holy Father Francis elevated the Apostolic Vicariate of Bluefields to a diocese, and appointed as Bishop of Bluefields H.E. Msgr. Pablo Schimitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap. ...
30 November 2017
AMERICA/PARAGUAY - Education and the formation of young people, a bet for a better country
Caacupé (Agenzia Fides) - "We want happy young people who bring happiness, therefore our personal projects, our nation-wide project, must be a bet for young people", said yesterday His Exc. Mgr. Gabriel Narciso Escobar ...
29 November 2017
AMERICA/EL SALVADOR - To evangelize under the guidance of Mgr. Oscar Romero
San Salvador (Agenzia Fides) – To evaluate the pastoral work of each nation and propose new goals for next year: this is the purpose of the meeting of the Central American Bishops' Secretariat (SEDAC), formed by the Bi ...
28 November 2017
AMERICA/PANAMA - Discriminatory legislation and violence against women continue to exist in the Country
Panama (Agenzia Fides) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, women by law cannot inherit land, have access to certain jobs, such as those in mines, or cannot give nationality to their children. Despite the recent ratifi ...
27 November 2017
AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Cardinal Brenes calls for a Christian burial for the boys killed in the clashes on November 12
Managua (Agenzia Fides) - Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, Archbishop of Managua, asked the General Command of the Nicaraguan Army to deliver the bodies of Lea Valle’s two sons, 16 and 12 years old, who were killed on 12 Nove ...
24 November 2017
AMERICA/MEXICO - Prayer for peace in Baja California Sur: 900 dead in three years
Baja California Sur (Agenzia Fides) – To pray for peace and families, victims of violence: yesterday November 23, at least one hundred priests from the five municipalities and more than 300 people gathered in San Marti ...
23 November 2017
AMERICA/BRAZIL - "Among those that society rejects, God becomes more visible": the experience of a missionary in the Amazon
Cucuí (Agenzia Fides) - "Mission strengthens our Christian lives, allows us to be present among the people, to discover in them the sign of God". This is what Fr. Luis Miguel Modino, Fidei donum Spanish missionary in Cu ...
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