Articles on this issue "CELAM"
Says Communities of the Church Must Attract With an "Astonishing Fraternity"
Here is a translation of the letter Pope Francis sent to the President of the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM), Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez, archbishop of Bogota, on the occasion of …read more
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Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address to the Leadership of the Episcopal Conference of Latin America during their General Coordination Meeting yesterday. * * * 1. Introduction …read more
Pope Francis welcomes all the presidents of the world with warmth and fraternity, beyond the morals of the person and the politics that they carry out. He always denounced corruption with …read more
Last Thursday, the Domus Sanctae Marthae was invaded by Latin America. At least Pope Francis’ attention was so invaded. Arriving at his office was the entire presidency of the Latin American …read more
The Latin American bishops' council (CELAM) elected the president of the Mexican Episcopal Conference to lead them for the next four-year term. Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes of Tlalnepantla, …read more
The Latin American bishops' council (CELAM) will elect new officials and approve its global plan for the next four years during the general assembly that began today. The prefect of the …read more
Committees are needed to promote and defend families at the level of dioceses and parishes, according to representatives of the Vatican and Latin American bishops. This was a conclusion from …read more
A seminar currently under way in Santiago is analyzing current pastoral care for workers in Latin America and suggesting ways in which bishops can improve this ministry. The seminar, which …read more
Benedict XVI called the founder of the John XXIII Community, known for its work to help the most marginalized in the society, a "priest of Christ, humble and poor." The Pope said this today …read more
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith denied approval of the statues of the Community of the Divine Innocence, reports the Archdiocese of Southwark. Archbishop Kevin McDonald released …read more
Here are the observations of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith on the writings of Patricia de Menezes and the Community of the Divine Innocence. The observations were communicated …read more
Top Christian leaders are expressing support for the Taizé Community's 29th European meeting in messages sent to the young participants. About 40,000 young people are expected to gather Dec. …read more