Movements against exclusion will meet next week at the Vatican

The Vatican presented today, the World Meeting of People’s Movements, which will bring together in Rome between 27 and 29 October a hundred of grassroots movements worldwide fighting social exclusion in different areas. Juan Grabois, founder of the Excluded Workers...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014

Francis Pope calls on Catholics to condemn the death penalty

Pope Francis lashed out this Thursday against “extrajudicial executions by some states” and called on Catholics to fight against “all forms” of capital punishment, “both legal and illegal,” which are applied in the world. “All Christians...

The Vatican recognizes gay rights

Last Monday in a statement, the Vatican announced Section: ‘Welcoming homosexuals,’ which refers to the relationship of the church towards gay people. “Homosexuals have gifts and attributes to offer the Christian community: are we able to welcome these people,...

International Association of Exorcists is legally recognized by the Vatican

The Vatican legally recognized the International Association of Exorcists (IEA), founded by Gabriele Amorth, according to L’Osservatore Romano, the official newspaper of the Holy See. Last June 13, the IEA statutes were approved granting legal personality of international...

Mexican priest is defrocked for child abuse

The Catholic priest Eduardo Cordova is accused of abusing at least 20 children. This is the latest case of pedophilia in the Mexican church. The Vatican has already removed the Catholic priesthood to Cordova but he is hidden with a record in the prosecution. The Congregation for...

Spain, Italy and Vatican are Correa’s next destinations

This was revealed by the president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, in his weekly report, held in New York on 12 last April. On next April 23, the President will travel to Barcelona to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of the Spanish city. Correa will also meet with...

UN Report on abuse receive response from Vatican

After the study of the cases of sexual abuse by priests in charge of the UN committee, the Vatican has stated that the report is shocking and the organism overstepped its mandate. On Wednesday, the committee accused the Vatican of favoring their own interests above those of the...

Vatican delegation does not reveal details on abuse cases

Given the historic presence of the Vatican before the United Nations to address the issue of child abuse and provide vital information on the investigated cases and those responsibles, several organizations were disappointed after the lack of clarity by the members of the...