Tag: Latin America

Latin American universities offer courses with Catholic lens on feminism

Latin American universities offer courses with Catholic lens on feminism

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholic universities in Latin America concluded a two-week online course that studied the role of women and feminism through the lens of the social doctrine of the Catholic Church.

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As Latin America becomes center of pandemic, churches confront hunger

As Latin America becomes center of pandemic, churches confront hunger

| Barbara Fraser | June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Diego Ramirez, a single father in a rural village in southern Guatemala, worked in a restaurant and kept a chicken farm, selling the birds in a market to support his three daughters.

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Amid threat of war, world must not give up hope, pope tells diplomats

Amid threat of war, world must not give up hope, pope tells diplomats

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hope is the virtue needed to approach the coming year, especially when the looming threat of war surrounds a humanity scarred by violence, Pope Francis said.

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Bishops’ conferences join efforts to help Venezuelan refugees

Bishops’ conferences join efforts to help Venezuelan refugees

With the help of the Migrant and Refugee Section of the Vatican Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, eight bishops’ conferences in Latin America have joined efforts to assist Venezuelans in transit through or settling in their home countries.

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Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

| Cody Weddle | May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

On a recent Sunday morning, Anderson Cedeno, 32, lifted his hands to the sky like the thousands around him, singing along to the lyrics projected on three massive screens overhead.

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Poverty, inequality in Latin America at unthinkable levels, pope says

Poverty, inequality in Latin America at unthinkable levels, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

Latin America’s traditional social values of cooperation and solidarity must prevail over the societal ills that threaten the livelihood of the region’s inhabitants, Pope Francis said.

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Venezuela risks becoming Caribbean ‘North Korea,’ former leaders say

Venezuela risks becoming Caribbean ‘North Korea,’ former leaders say

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

Two former Latin American presidents said the world is running out of time to find a solution to the crisis in Venezuela as President Nicolas Maduro aims to consolidate power over the country.

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