Colombian court says it cannot rule on abortion proposal

Catholic groups in Colombia took to the streets in February to voice their discontent with a proposal that sought to drastically expand access to abortion in the South American country. But although official Catholic teaching condemns the intentional killing of the unborn at any time after the ovum is fertilized, some Catholics also backed the proposal.

Bishops organize talks in Bolivia as protests become deadly

Bolivian bishops are organizing talks between political factions as protests against the nation's new government become increasingly deadly.

In Colombia, bishops, religious listen to Amazonians before synod

Bishops, nuns, priests and residents of the Amazon basin met in Colombia's capital city in mid-August to prepare for a special Synod of Bishops for the Amazon this fall at the Vatican.

Religious leaders in Colombia form coalition to defend rainforests

Religious leaders in Colombia promised to step up efforts to prevent the destruction of rainforests in the South American country, as they launched a coalition known as the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative.