Tag: Latin America

The National Council of Churches recognizes religious freedom in Cuba

The National Council of Churches (NCC) of the United States recognized the religious freedom existing in Cuba.

Cuba released pastor who spent one year in jail for home-schooling his children

The U.S. State Department placed Cuba on its “special watch list” of countries engaging in severe violations of religious freedom.

U.S. government condemns persecution of Catholic Church in Nicaragua

According to USCIRF commissioner James W. Carr, the threats against religious freedom in Nicaragua “remain troubling”.

Virtual March for Life: strengthening the fundamental values to face the disease

The right to life is the most relevant and inalienable good of the human person, without distinctions of any kind.

Brazil will present a documentary series about persecuted Christians

"Faces of the persecution" (Faces da Perseguição) will be a weekly series that presents the life of persecuted Christians

Mexican state passes pro-life education law

Mexican state legislature passed education reform bill to foster a “respect for life from conception to natural death” in students

Seventy two-year-old priest murdered in Brazil

The stolen mobile phone was traced and thus made it possible for the police to arrest the killer.

Two men attacked and assaulted a priest in Colombia

The neighbours found him on his knees, his feet tied, and his body covered with clotted blood.

Atonement Mass celebrated in a desecrated church in Mexico

The priest asked “to pray for those who damaged the church so that they may attain the love and mercy of God".

The number of Catholics in Argentina is declining sharply, new study shows

In Latin America as a whole, 90 percent of the people believe in God, even though Catholicism is declining in several countries.