Archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico, says Bad Bunny is the “minstrel” of our times

Archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico, says Bad Bunny is the “minstrel” of our times

The archbishop of San Juan, Roberto González Nieves, described urban music singer Bad Bunny and other singers as “the minstrels of our times. Through his Twitter account, the religious leader indicated that it is necessary to “know their lives” and “understand their messages.” “It seems to me that Bad Bunny, like some other contemporary singers, … Read more

Report the death of Benedict XVI at the age of 95

Report the death of Benedict XVI at the age of 95

According to a false Twitter account, attributed to Georg Bätzing, president of the German Episcopal Conference, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI would have died this Monday at the age of 95. After the news of the death of Benedict XVI went viral on social networks, a message appeared on the “Georg Batzing” account that indicated: “false … Read more

They report the death of Benedict XVI, the Pope Emeritus

They report the death of Benedict XVI, the Pope Emeritus

They report the death of Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger – Photo: TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, allegedly died at the age of 95, as reported by the president of the German Bishops’ Conference, Georg Bätzing, in a message posted on his alleged Twitter account, BischofBatzing. At the moment the Vatican has not confirmed this … Read more

Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, allegedly dies at the age of 95

Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, allegedly dies at the age of 95

Authorities of the Catholic Church confirmed that this Monday the Pope Emeritus passed away, Benedict XVI, through social networks. At the moment, no further details have been provided about this death, which impacts the religious community around the world. The news was confirmed by the president of the German Episcopal Conference, Georg Bätzing, who limited … Read more

Ash Wednesday 2022: What does the cross on the forehead mean?

Ash Wednesday 2022: What does the cross on the forehead mean?

The Ash Wednesday 2022 will be held this week Marchrepresenting the start of the Lent for Catholic parishioners. In addition, this tradition prepares the Catholic Church for the Holy Weekmost important period within this religion. Despite the fact that millions of Mexicans participate in the imposition of ashes, very few really know the origin of … Read more

Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday

Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday

Mexico.- Although Holy Week in Mexico is a Spanish heritage, dating from the time of the conquest, the religious celebration integrates pre-Hispanic cultural backgrounds and traits that make it a festivity of profound religious syncretism. “When the Spanish evangelizers arrived in Mexican lands, they began their proselytizing campaign in favor of the Christian religion and … Read more

Archdiocese calls for security

Archdiocese calls for security

Mexico City.-The archdiocese Primate of Mexico called on rulers and politicians to reflect on insecurity who lives in the country. “We invite the rulers, politicians and all the authorities that watch over our security to reflect on the situation in our country and the actions that are being carried out to confront this scourge,” they … Read more

Latino priest in Arizona is forced to resign after 25 years in the Catholic Church for using pronouns incorrectly when baptizing

Latino priest in Arizona is forced to resign after 25 years in the Catholic Church for using pronouns incorrectly when baptizing

A priest baptizes a child in Tourcoing, in northern France. Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images An Arizona priest has resigned from his clerical duties after he botched thousands of baptisms by misusing a line of text. Father Andres Arango, mistakenly used the pronoun “we” instead of “I” at the moment of baptism, which, in the opinion … Read more

Mexican Catholic Church asks to work for peace in the country after the murder of journalists

Mexican Catholic Church asks to work for peace in the country after the murder of journalists

Journalists protest on January 25 for violence in the country. Photo: Sáshenka Gutiérrez / EFE The Mexican Catholic Church called this Sunday on teachers, educational personnel, politicians, businessmen and civil society to build peace in Mexico based on education, work and dialogue between generations, after the murders of three journalists in the first month of … Read more

Mexican Church defends its archbishops guilty of proselytism

Mexican Church defends its archbishops guilty of proselytism

The mexican catholic church criticized this Sunday the ruling of the Electoral Court of the Judicial Power of the Federation (TEPJF) that declared several religious ministers guilty for proselytizingincluding the Archbishop Primate of Mexico, Carlos Aguiar. “The Catholic Church it is respectful of the dispositions of the civil power, since it exists with the purpose … Read more

Benedict XVI denies having known abuses perpetrated by Marcial Maciel in the Legionaries of Christ

Benedict XVI denies having known abuses perpetrated by Marcial Maciel in the Legionaries of Christ

Germany.- Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI denied having knowledge of the abuses against minors perpetrated in the Mexican religious order of the Legionaries of Christ, founded by the father Marcial Maciel Degollado, when he was a senior Vatican official. In statements he offered to the German newspaper Die Zeit, this in response to the accusations made … Read more

Catholic Church loses millions of faithful in Latin America to Pentecostals

Catholic Church loses millions of faithful in Latin America to Pentecostals

Nearly six in 10 respondents said they left Catholicism, because they found “a church that helps members more.” Photo: Luis Quintero / Pexels For centuries, being Latin American was equivalent to being Catholic, and that religion faced virtually no competition for decades. Currently, Catholicism has lost adherents to other religions in the region, especially Pentecostalism, … Read more