Articles on this issue "Latin America"
Popular piety or folk religion -- if purified from its deviations from the faith -- can be an important tool for evangelization in Latin America, according to a pontifical commission that is …read more
Here is a translation of the message that Benedict XVI sent ahead of the 2nd Latin American Continental Congress on Vocations, promoted by the Department for Vocations and Ministries of the …read more
Here is a translation of the message that Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, sent to communicators of Latin America on the occasion …read more
In his 40 years of work among the poor in the Andes Mountains, Salesian Father Hugo de Censi saw the need for the support of a movement of lay people. Thus he started the Operazione Mato …read more
There are a multitude of roots that give rise to the ugly reality of corruption, but the current spread of the phenomenon is perhaps unparalleled in history, participants in an international …read more
The effort by bishops in Latin America to reinvigorate parish life is off to a good start, according to organizers of a continental meeting on the topic. Lima was the host diocese last week …read more
Efforts to substitute and alter fundamental values such as respect for life from conception until natural death are intensifying in Latin America, laments a pro-life expert. Argentine Father …read more