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Latin America

El Salvador. Oscar Romero, a Saint waiting for justice.

After thirty eight years of impunity, the process of identifying…

01 Nov 2018, Churches November 2018

Latin America. New drug routes.

Ecuador and the Dominican Republic have become the new drug…

01 Oct 2018, News October 2018

The Quitapenas. The Dolls From Guatemala

The indigenous  created the quitapenas many generations ago as a…

01 Oct 2018, Culture October 2018

Nicaragua. The Church Under Threat.

Bishops and priests threatened with death. Churches profaned. Nevertheless, the…

01 Sep 2018, Churches September 2018

Brazil. Agroecology Is The Future.

The Comboni Missionaries have established the Centre for Rural Innovation…

01 Aug 2018, Churches August 2018

Bolivia. CAM 5. Church On A Journey.

On the theme: “America on a Mission, the Gospel is…

01 Aug 2018, Churches August 2018

Peru. Weaving by the sea.

The arts of crocheting and fishing narrate the stories of…

01 Aug 2018, Culture August 2018

Mexico. Mazahua Weavings.

The history of these indigenous people of Mexico, who have…

01 Jul 2018, Culture July 2018

Peru.To Share Life With People Who Are Incredibly Wise.

As we approach the Pan-Amazonian Synod, the importance the indigenous…

01 Jul 2018, Churches July 2018

USA/Mexico. Arms Trafficking.

It is not so much immigration as clandestine arms trafficking…

01 Jul 2018, News July 2018

Central America. The Garinagu, The art of drum-making.

Garifuna music relies heavily on their drums. We look at…

01 Jul 2018, Culture July 2018

Afro-Brazilian Spirituality/Candomblé. Life that flows within.

Spirit, body and the psyche are to be helped grow…

01 Jul 2018, Churches July 2018

Illegal Logging. Organised Crime Destroying Latin American Forests.

Illegal logging drives other forms of environmental crimes such as…

01 Jun 2018, News June 2018

Mexico. “I could be killed anytime”.

Commitment to work side by side with immigrants right to…

01 Jun 2018, Churches June 2018

Peru. It Is Impossible To Remain Silent.

On both sides of the border between Ecuador and Peru,…

01 Apr 2018, Churches April 2018

Colombia. “We Are The Guardians Of Our Land”.

In the centre of Colombian Amazonia we find the Vicariate…

01 Apr 2018, Churches April 2018

Brazil. The Value Of Life.

In Ceará, one of the poorest states of Brazil, and…

01 Apr 2018, Churches April 2018

Nidia Góngora. Singing The Memories Of Her People.

This singer from the South Pacific of Colombia has liberated…

01 Apr 2018, Culture April 2018

Mesoamerica. Pizza With Savour Of Aztec Cuisine.

Along the centuries, food and plants coming from America, and…

01 Mar 2018, Culture March 2018

Brazil. Being A Church That Goes Forth.

A Church that is attentive to the situation of the…

01 Mar 2018, Churches March 2018

Brazil. Being Abandoned.

Fights between rival gangs for territorial control. People's fear. An…

01 Mar 2018, News March 2018

Mexico. Maya Civilization: Between Corn and Cacao.

Ancient Mayan cuisine was varied and extensive. Mayan raised-field systems…

01 Mar 2018, Culture March 2018

Latin American Elections 2018. A Number Of Unknowns.

The largest Latin American countries go to the polls to…

01 Feb 2018, News February 2018

Colombia. The Art Of Weaving Of The Wayuu People.

An indigenous group proud of its craft tradition. They have…

01 Feb 2018, Culture February 2018

Latin America, A Treasure Called Lithium.

Argentina, Bolivia and Chile boast the world’s largest reserves of…

01 Feb 2018, News February 2018

Guatemala. Bishop Ramazzini : “We Are Not The Owners Of…

“Assuming responsibility for an 'Integral Ecology' in our lives poses…

01 Feb 2018, Churches February 2018

Peru. Mission At The Foot Of The Volcano.

A Comboni missionary describes how his life became more meaningful…

01 Feb 2018, Churches February 2018

Carnival In Mexico. The Great 'Colourful Fiesta'.

Celebrations vary depending on the local indigenous cultures. A journey…

01 Feb 2018, Culture February 2018

Mexico. The Tarahumara. The pillars Of The World.

Dance and healing are strongly linked to the culture of…

01 Jan 2018, Culture January 2018

Brazil. Aparecida, 300 Years On The Side Of The People.

The celebrations of the three hundredth anniversary of the rediscovery…

01 Jan 2018, Churches January 2018

The Church in Amazonia: Condemnation and Proclamation

It is three years since a meeting in Brasilia between…

01 Dec 2017, Churches December 2017

Brazil. Dark Clouds Over Amazonia.

On the one hand organised crime, assassins, the systematic destruction…

01 Dec 2017, News December 2017

Guatemala. The Feast Of Saint Thomas In Chichicastenango.

Chichicastenango is a beautiful village at the bottom of a…

01 Dec 2017, Churches December 2017

Indios’ Irruption Into History.

The Indios peoples of Latin America have finally irrupted into…

01 Dec 2017, Dossier December 2017

Bolivia.Textiles That Tell Stories.

The people of Jalq'a and Tarabuco narrate their legends through…

01 Dec 2017, Culture December 2017

Indio Theology. The flowers of Tepeyac

The indigenous peoples and their descendants in America and in…

01 Dec 2017, Dossier December 2017

The Church Meeting With Indigenous People.

Since the 1960s, the Latin American Episcopal Conference (CELAM) has…

01 Dec 2017, Dossier December 2017

God, Heart Of Heaven And Earth.

The greatest contribution of the indigenous communities to the Churches…

01 Dec 2017, Dossier December 2017

Mexico. The Dance of the Devils.

The Dance of the Devils is performed on the occasion…

01 Nov 2017, Culture November 2017

The Andes. The Wool Of The Gods.

Alpacas, vicuñas, guanacos and llamas are essential to life for…

01 Oct 2017, Culture October 2017

Peru. Stars Shine In The Sky Over The Outskirts Of…

Announcing life and hope inTrujillo, a city in coastal Northwestern…

01 Oct 2017, Churches October 2017

Peru. World-Wide Cocaine Business.

Peru is now taking an important position in cocaine production…

01 Oct 2017, News October 2017

El Salvador. He was still wearing his green shirt and…

Each day thousands of mothers search for their lost children…

01 Sep 2017, News September 2017

Towards A Synod For The Peoples Of Amazonia.

Pope Francis strongly desires it. The bishops outline guidelines. In…

01 Sep 2017, Churches September 2017

Peru. Kuczynski, One Year Later. A Little To Show.

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski completed the first year of his…

01 Sep 2017, News September 2017

Mexico. Huicholes. Maize, the circle of life.

The Huicholese ethnic group lives in the Sierra Madre Occidental…

01 Sep 2017, Culture September 2017

Latin America. The Ancestral Wisdom Of Sumak Kawsay.

The millennial experience of indigenous peoples can help to give…

01 Sep 2017, Culture September 2017

Brazil. Paths of freedom

Mobilization against pollution and injustice. Years of struggle to obtain…

01 Aug 2017, Churches August 2017

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Advocacy

Oasis in all places or the happy sobriety.

An Amerindian legend says that one day, there was a huge wildfire. All the animals gazed at the disaster terrified, distressed and helpless. Only the…

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Baobab

Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky.

Along time ago the sun and the water both lived on the earth and were very friendly. The sun often paid a visit to the house…

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Youth & Mission

The Synod on Young People: “Walking Together “.

The final document of the synod on young people has been just released. The document consists of 3 parts, 12 chapters, 167 paragraphs and 60 pages.…

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