Argentina has legalized abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, despite strong Catholic opposition and polls showing deep divisions on the issue.
Argentina legalizes abortion during first 14 weeks of pregnancy
Argentine bishops oppose plan to legalize abortion
The Argentine bishops’ conference has publicly expressed its opposition to government plans to present legislation decriminalizing abortion, saying the South American country had more pressing social concerns.
Argentine bishops ask government to declare food emergency
The social ministry of the Argentine bishops’ conference has urged the government to declare a food emergency as the country’s economy careens into crisis.
For book on Pope Francis, author retraces pope’s life in Argentina, Rome
When Pope Francis first stepped onto the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square in Rome, Mark Shriver like millions of other people around the world was captivated by this man who humbly bowed his head after asking the people there to pray for him.
With love and regret, pope tells Argentina he can’t visit this year or next
In a heartfelt letter to his homeland Sept. 30, Pope Francis told his fellow Argentines that he will not be able to visit this or next year because of obligations in Asia and Africa.
The tale of Fr. Brochero: Gaucho priest, devil’s worst nightmare
Earlier this year, Pope Francis announced Oct. 16 as the canonization date for Blessed Brochero, a fellow countryman from Argentina also known as the “Gaucho priest.”