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Bishop Azuaje

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

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“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’

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“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

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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

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The Diocese of Nueve de Julio, 160 miles or so from the capital Buenos Aires, has 35 parishes, with a total population of almost 350,000 …

Memorial procession for victims who died at sea

Venezuelan diocese mourns drowning victims

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“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

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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 …

Support Catholic Radio in Argentina

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In northern Argentina’s Diocese of San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña, radio is a vital mode of communication. This is one of the poorest …

Support the Formation of 54 Men in Brazil

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Today, over 3,000 people in more than twenty countries belong to the Shalom Catholic Community. This community was founded in Brazil in 1982, and its …

Church of the Assumption

Arson and vandalism: targeting churches in Santiago, Chile

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“The irrationality and hatred that we are witnessing is an attack on a fundamental human right to religious liberty. Such violence should have no place in a society that claims to be democratic.”

Fire in the parish of the Assumption

ACN statement—two churches set on fire in Santiago de Chile

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“Nothing justifies the use of violence, nor the attacks on sacred spaces, nor will the use of violence against the faith and beliefs of others contribute to the defense of social, racial, or economic justice.”

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