Argentina - Latest News
May 14, 2018 - 05:01 pm .- As the Argentine congress debates legalizing abortion up to 14 weeks of pregnancy, the country's bishops called for a special time of prayer for life, especially for the unborn child.
Apr 26, 2018 - 12:35 am .- A men’s homeless shelter in Zeballos, Argentina has been named after a local bishop known for his attention to the poor.
Apr 12, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- Before discovering their vocations, Fr. Javier Olivera and Sister Marie de la Sagesse were engaged and planning their wedding. God had other plans.
Apr 4, 2018 - 03:38 pm .- In a recent push to decriminalize abortion, Argentina’s Congress is considering a bill that would give women legal access to abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
Mar 27, 2018 - 03:10 pm .- Marking the Day of the Unborn Child in much of Latin America, tens of thousands of Argentinians took to the streets throughout the country to demonstrate for the sanctity of all human life.
Mar 14, 2018 - 02:03 pm .- The Argentine Bishops' Conference will release to the justice system, in accordance with Pope Francis' wishes, dozens of baptismal records from the country’s dictatorship period.
Feb 9, 2018 - 12:00 am .- Fr. Santiago Arriola is convinced that “our entire life, in all its expressions and dimensions, calls for evangelization and can be evangelized.”
Dec 8, 2017 - 12:26 am .- Seventy-eight prisoners were baptized, confirmed, and received their First Holy Communion in an Argentine prison Dec. 1.
Nov 25, 2017 - 11:46 am .- More than 600 people participated in the 5th National Missionary Conference held this week in Neuquen, Argentina, and committed to redoubling their efforts for a “Church that goes out.”
Aug 30, 2017 - 02:10 pm .- A pastoral letter on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia by Bishop Pedro Daniel Martinez Perea of San Luis, Argentina is being welcomed as “great news” for its clarity and directness.
Jul 19, 2017 - 01:53 pm .- Maximiliano Acuña is a garbage collector in Buenos Aires who earlier this year was injured in a serious accident that left him without legs.
Jul 2, 2017 - 04:03 pm .- The doctors at the Children's Hospital in San Miguel, Argentina, find no explanation for the quick recovery of Martin Chain – a three-year-old boy who fell from the ninth floor when he was playing on the balcony of his apartment.
Jun 25, 2017 - 02:03 am .- If Jose Brochero doesn't sound like a Gaucho name, nothing does.
Mar 21, 2017 - 11:06 am .- It’s been called the Medjugorje of Argentina.
Mar 16, 2017 - 08:01 pm .- A diocese in Argentina has decided to transfer a priest after a series of threats he's received for protesting the death of a man who had been killed by a drug cartel.
Mar 9, 2017 - 12:02 am .- The deaths of seven inmates in a fire at a police station in Pergamino, Argentina has brought renewed criticisms of the “inhumane situation” experienced in prisons in the country.
Jan 25, 2017 - 03:04 am .- The theological commission of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints approved last week a miracle attributed to the intercession of Mother Catalina de María Rodríguez, foundress of the Slaves of the Heart of Jesus.
Oct 6, 2016 - 02:45 pm .- A priest in the northern Argentine city of San Miguel de Tucumán who in recent days denounced drug traffickers in his homilies was found dead in his rectory on Wednesday.
Sep 13, 2016 - 03:46 pm .- Pope Francis has written a private message approving the Buenos Aires bishops’ response to the divorced-and-remarried inspired by his apostolic exhortation on the family.
Jul 8, 2016 - 12:03 am .- A local bishop in Argentina blessed a statue of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, which had been recently painted by inmates at Batán prison.