Politics & Society News
Manuel RuedaNovember 21, 2019
A church located on the outskirts of Bolivia's capital city became an improvised morgue Nov. 20, following another deadly day of protests in the South American country.
Politics & Society News
Manuel RuedaNovember 19, 2019
Bolivian bishops are organizing talks between political factions as protests against the nation's new government become increasingly deadly.
Politics & Society News
Manuel RuedaNovember 05, 2019
"We are seeking a peaceful way to end this crisis" said Carlos Cordero, a political adviser for the Bolivian bishops' conference.
Capuchin Friar Luis Antonio Salazar greets a man in Caracas, Venezuela, who received a free meal at the Our Lady of Chiquinquira Parish on Oct. 12, 2019. Every Saturday the parish organizes free meals for hundreds of needy people. (CNS photo/Manuel Rueda)
Faith GoodNews
Manuel RuedaOctober 22, 2019
Capuchin Franciscan Father Luis Antonio Salazar is breaking with traditional ways of preaching and bringing the Gospel to thousands of cellphone users each week through an Instagram video series called "Vivir el Evangelio," or "Living the Gospel."
Politics & Society News
Manuel RuedaOctober 04, 2019
At the upcoming Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon region, the Catholic Church will be discussing the shortage of priests and the growing number of lay people who minister in their stead, with prayer services, Gospel readings and homilies.
Politics & Society News
Manuel RuedaMarch 05, 2019
As political unrest increases in Venezuela, hundreds of soldiers and police officers are deserting and seeking shelter in neighboring Colombia.
Faith News
Manuel RuedaSeptember 14, 2018
A small cemetery in Colombia's northern La Guajira department has become a haven for the corpses of these dead migrants and is helping their bereaved families to find some peace and comfort as they struggle to get by.