Latin American church looks to change system that puts 'existence at risk'

Environmental issues will have a leading role at the Latin American Ecclesial Assembly, which will bring bishops, clergy religious and laity together Nov. 21-28 in Mexico City.

Latin American bishops' assembly to learn from Indigenous communal work

A regional assembly of the Catholic Church in Mexico in November is expected to plot a course for the church in Latin America and the Caribbean as it heads toward landmark events in the coming years, including, in 2031, the 500th anniversary of Mary's appearance to St. Juan Diego. 

This priest has 3 jobs, and all have been challenged during pandemic

COVID-19, which slammed Iquitos, Peru, early in the pandemic, supercharged Fr. Raymond Portelli's already jampacked life as a priest, professor and medical doctor.

Fernando Karadima, Chilean priest at center of abuse scandal, dies

Defrocked priest Fernando Karadima, at the heart of a sexual abuse case that rocked Chile's Catholic Church, died of natural causes July 25. He was 90.