You are browsing topics on: Latin America

Mass Stipends for Five Contemplative Albertine Priests in Nicaragua


The monks of Saint Albert are a young, home-grown contemplative order of priests and religious in Nicaragua. Until recently, there were no male contemplative religious …

Chaos in Haiti (Digital-Democracy)

Haiti bishops warn of catastrophe


“In the succession of Christ, the Church is always on the side of law, truth, justice and respect for life and human dignity.”

Religious procession in Amazonas

In Amazonas, Brazil, a brutal battle against COVID-19


“The biggest difficulties are the sheer distances and the problem of access to the hospitals equipped for helping the most severely ill.”

A mural of coomunist hero Che Guevara in Havana

Catholics call for renewal of communist Cuba


“This people, many years ago, turned its back on God, and when a people turns its back on God, it cannot walk.” 

Bishop Azuaje

In Venezuela, a bishop’s last plea for peace and justice


“This year the embrace of God is more powerful than ever for all the children of this land, orphaned of embraces. His weeping was the announcement of peace and the passage from suffering to glory … God with us and us with God.”

Father Chiera

Brazil: ‘your donations are saving lives’


“These children, who have never been allowed to be loved as ‘sons or daughters,’ need first of all to be able to live the experience of being loved before they themselves can begin to love.”

Success Story: Protective Equipment for Priests in Brazil During the Coronavirus Pandemic


Brazil is currently in third place in the world for the number of those infected by the coronavirus pandemic. As of early December, out of …

Fund the Training of Seminarians in Argentina


The Diocese of Nueve de Julio in Argentina, about 160 miles from Buenos Aires, has 35 parishes, with a total population of almost 350,000 Catholics. …

Memorial procession for victims who died at sea

Venezuelan diocese mourns drowning victims


“Sadly, we cannot stop the practice, and as a result many families from here, from our diocese and from Venezuela generally, are left mourning their loved ones.”

A Boat for Pastoral Work in Brazil


The Territorial Prelature of Itacoatiara, located in the Amazonas State of northern Brazil, covers an area of over 22,000 square miles, which is almost twice …

Scroll to Top