Tag: <span>Catholic Church</span>

Pope Francis Champions Indigenous Peoples During Mexico Trip, But Avoids Criticizing Government

Top Story — Pope Francis left for Mexico’s Michoacán state on Tuesday morning, where he plans to meet with young people in the capital Morelia, a major narco-trafficking hub. The visit […] Read More >

Colombia’s ELN Promises Hostage Release, Asks For Catholic Church Role in Peace Talks

Top Story — Colombia’s leftist guerrilla National Liberation Army announced Monday that it will free two soldiers kidnapped following a recent deadly raid, and on the same day appealed to […] Read More >

Cuba to Allow Construction of First New Catholic Church in 55 Years

Top Story — Cuba’s government has sanctioned the construction of the first Catholic church to be built in the country in 55 years, the latest development in a continued trend […] Read More >

Gay Couples May Adopt Children In Mexico City, Supreme Court Says

Today in Latin America Top Story — Mexico’s Supreme Court upheld on Monday a law allowing same-sex couples to adopt children in the country’s capital. The contested provision was contained […] Read More >

Fidel Castro Makes First Television Appearance in 11 Months; Discusses Middle East and North Korea

Today in Latin America Top Story — Cuba’s former leader, Fidel Castro, made his first television appearance in 11 months on Monday when he was interviewed on the Cuban talkshow […] Read More >

Mexico City Gay Marriage Legalization Takes Effect

Today in Latin America Top Story — A law legalizing gay marriage in Mexico City took effect yesterday, with the city government granting a dozen of the first licenses. Judith […] Read More >