Pope Francis regrets the cruelty that exists in the world of today

This Friday, Pope Francis presided over the viacrucis at the Coliseum in Rome and at the end of the religious ceremony, he denounced acts of cruelty that are carried out in the world of today. Thousands of believers attended the Palatine Hill, in front of the Flavian...

Over 500,000 worshipers in the procession of Cristo del Consuelo in Guayaquil

In one of the largest demonstrations of the Catholic faith held on Good Friday, hundreds of thousands of Guayaquil citizens, make penance recalling the passage of Jesus to his Calvary, on his way to his crucifixion. From 08:30 in the morning, parishioners with the image of Christ...

CTE implements agents on bicycles for holiday traffic control

Bicycle agents are the new addition prepared by Authorities of the Transit Commission of Ecuador (CTE for its Spanish acronym) in order to prevent further damage in the bicycle lane of the Guayaquil-Salinas Highway caused on last Carnival holiday. Michelle Doumet, director of...
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Arregui: “The Ecuadorian society is under attack”

“An attack to the family and the dignity of people through public health policies“, is, according to Archbishop of Guayaquil, Antonio Arregui, what is happening in Ecuador, referring to  the government’s decision to provide free birth control pills and condoms...
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Procession of Jesus del Gran Poder takes the streets of Quito

Yesterday at 11h00 thousands of Catholics filled the main streets of Quito to take part in the traditional procession of Jesus del Gran Poder (Jesus of the Great Power) and recalled the ordeal of the Lord before his death. Fifteen minutes later, the town bands began to play their...
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Cristo del Consuelo. 17 blocks recalling the consecration of the Lord

Yesterday, during its 54th edition, the community of Guayaquil turned multitudinously to the Procession of Cristo del Consuelo (Christ of Consolation) and in a 17 block-long walking, recalled on Good Friday, the passion, death and resurrection of the Lord. The procession,...
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Cristo del Consuelo’s procession is carried out in Guayaquil

Today from 07:00 am began the procession of Cristo del Consuelo, in Guayaquil, Catholic faith tradition that was born 53 years ago and today celebrates its 54th edition. The procession symbolizes the passion, death and resurrection of Christ. Thousands of pilgrims participated...
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Cuba Becomes “Work Break” on Good Friday After 53 Years

After 53 years without a Good Friday public holiday, this April 6 Cuba had his first break working on the island, after Pope Benedict XVI visited the island just over a week. The measure the Council of Ministers announced three days after the Pope and he left Cuba to Raul Castro...
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