Politics & Society Dispatches
The Catholic Church in Latin America is losing control of the pro-life movement. Can it win it back?Eduardo Campos LimaOctober 05, 2020
New social actors, especially evangelical Protestant groups and right-wing movements, have joined the debate on the liberalization of abortion law.
Politics & Society DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaAugust 19, 2020
The trafficking of women in Latin America has increased with the Covid-19 pandemic, according to church activists.
Politics & Society DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaJuly 29, 2020
National churches that face the most difficulties are in those countries that already had serious economic problems before the pandemic started.
Politics & Society DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaJune 22, 2020
“There’s a common denominator in the United States and Latin America: Human rights violations associated with police abuse many times go unpunished.”
Politics & Society DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaMay 27, 2020
Their isolation can be a positive—in this case it has kept the coronavirus at bay—“but they can’t count on government health care services and have to deal with a deep racism.”
Politics & Society DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaMay 04, 2020
The C.E.B.s have been assisting the most vulnerable victims of the pandemic on multiple levels. In El Salvador, they have been gathering food and money in order to prepare for a possible hunger crisis.
Politics & Society DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaApril 09, 2020
Migrants from Haiti, Central America and Venezuela have been caught in the middle of their journeys by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Latin American church is building up its support structure to respond to this emerging crisis.
Politics & Society DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaMarch 24, 2020
“As long as they remain in their territories, they can be somewhat safe. But their reservations must be closed to non-indigenous persons.”
Faith DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaMarch 09, 2020
The accelerated reduction in the size of the Catholic flock in Argentina confirmed an overall Latin American trend: Between 2008 and 2019, the proportion of Catholics in Argentina dropped from 77 percent to 63 percent.
Politics & Society DispatchesEduardo Campos LimaDecember 23, 2019
The increasing number of fatal acts of police are among the emerging concerns addressed by the Pastoral of Favelas, an archdiocesan commission created 42 years ago to respond to the needs of Rio’s slum dwellers.