Haiti children’s home to open in honor of Argentine priest

Port au Prince, Haiti, Sep 14, 2013 / 06:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A rehabilitation clinic for the handicapped in Port-au-Prince will soon be opened in honor of Father Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, an Argentinean priest who will be beatified Sept.14.The new clinic will be called “Kay Gabriel,” which means “Gabriel’s House.” The inspiration behind the initiative is an Argentine physical therapist named Norma Lopez, who has been working in Haiti since the earthquake in 2010 that devastated t … [Read more...]

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Chilean lawmakers establish day for unborn children

Santiago, Chile, Sep 11, 2013 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- By a vote of 59-27, the Chilean House of Representatives has approved a law establishing March 25 as the Day of the Unborn Child and of Adoption.   Although the proposal was granted initial approval on May 14, the congressional Human Rights committee then introduced a modification to instead call it the “Day for Pregnant Women and Adoption.” The request was declared inadmissible by the president of the House of … [Read more...]

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Church in Colombia convenes national peace pilgrimage

Bogotá, Colombia, Sep 9, 2013 / 04:06 pm (CNA).- The Colombian bishops are inviting the faithful of their country to take part in a pilgrimage for peace and reconciliation during the national Week for Peace this month.“Peace has been one of the great concerns of the Church throughout the centuries,” said Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez of Bogota, president of the Colombian Bishops Conference.The pilgrimage – which began Sept. 8 – comes after the initiation of peace … [Read more...]

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Dominican Republic bishops call for purification after nuncio scandal

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Sep 6, 2013 / 04:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of the Dominican Republic have voiced support for the investigation launched into accusations of sexual misconduct against the former nuncio to the country, Archbishop Józef Wesolowski. The bishops called for a “purification of the Church and for the removal of those who unworthily exercise this ministry and do not deserve to be called priests,” in a letter signed by Cardinal … [Read more...]

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Argentine bishop: weak faith life has caused marriage crisis

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sep 5, 2013 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Andres Stanovnik of Corrientes has said Argentines need to return to living their faith, because a weak faith life has led to a crisis in marriage and to a lack of respect for human life.   “We need to look for deepest symptoms of the crisis of Christian marriage and the family in the weakening of the life of faith,” the Archbishop of Corrientes, in northern Argentina not far from Paraguay, said Aug. … [Read more...]

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New Vatican Secretary of State was ‘messenger of peace’

Caracas, Venezuela, Sep 3, 2013 / 12:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the new Vatican Secretary of State, is being praised by a Venezuelan cardinal as a “messenger of peace” for his former efforts at dialogue in the South American country.“I think the Holy Father Francis has made a great appointment,” said Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas, Venezuela.“Archbishop Parolin is a well-prepared bishop with a great capacity to work,” the … [Read more...]

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Mexican bishops praise ‘invaluable’ contributions of seniors

Mexicali, Mexico, Aug 30, 2013 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The leadership of the bishops’ conference of Mexico has praised senior citizens for their “invaluable contribution to the family and to society,” criticizing negative views of the aged.   Cardinal Jose Robles Ortega, Archbishop of Guadalajara, speaking on behalf of his fellow bishops, discussed the role of seniors in a message for Mexico’s Senior Citizens' Day, celebrated Aug. 28.   The bishops … [Read more...]

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