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Asunción, Paraguay, Dec 30, 2020 / 08:47 pm MT (CNA).- The House of Representatives of Paraguay held one minute of silence for “the babies that will die” few hours after the Senate in neighboring Argentina legalized abortion. In a statement and a video released by the Paraguayan Congress’ press office,

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dec 30, 2020 / 09:38 am MT (CNA).- After the senate in Argentina legalized abortion in the early hours of Wednesday, December 30, the Argentinean Bishops’ Conference released a statement accusing the country’s political leadership of being far away from the sentiment of the people and vowed

St. Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru in 1579 as the son of Spaniard Juan de Porres, and a freed colored-woman from Panama, Ana Velasquez. Being of mixed race, Martin was of a lower social caste, though his father looked out for him and made sure the boy

CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 10:18 am MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of Santiago de Chile condemned arson attacks that destroyed two Chilean churches Sunday, and called on Catholics to carry out acts of reparation for the attacks. On Oct. 18, groups of hooded protesters entered two churches in Chile’s

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Jul 20, 2020 / 11:30 am MT (CNA).- At least nine Catholic bishops have died from the coronavirus worldwide as the pandemic continues to spread across the Americas. Bishop Henrique Soares da Costa of Palmares, Brazil, became the latest bishop to die of COVID-19 on