Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

Following a 15-hour debate, the Argentine Senate voted 38-31 against a bill that would have decriminalized abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Seeking Refuge: For Hondurans, staying home is more perilous than taking the migrant path

Global Sisters Report: Honduras ranks as the sixth most unequal country in the world. Under tougher U.S. policies, gang violence will no longer qualify for asylum claims. And deportees are arriving back in Honduras in massive numbers. 

Bishops, journalists attacked at church in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan bishops and clergy were attacked by armed groups aligned with the government July 9 as violence in the Central American country escalated and affected the Catholic Church.

Church leaders pledge to support, cooperate with new Mexican president

The Mexican bishops conference congratulated presidential election winner Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who won a landslide victory on an agenda of change and promises to combat corruption and poverty.