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Synod on the Amazon. Looking far.

A special Synod on the Amazon called by Pope Francis to be held in Rome this…

01 Sep 2019, Churches September 2019

Drug Trafficking.

The maras are characterized by their particular ritualism, their violent…

01 Aug 2019, Dossier August 2019

Costa Rica. A Paradise of Renewables.

The first country to produce 90% of its energy from…

01 Aug 2019, News August 2019

Bolivia. The Yatiri, the one who reads the sacred coca…

The wise man of the Andean communities, who has the…

01 Aug 2019, Culture August 2019

Latin America. Journeying towards the Pan-Amazon Synod.

With the publication of the Instrumentum laboris, preparation for the…

01 Aug 2019, Churches August 2019

Between Maras and Pandilla

The phenomenon of organized crime is one of the plagues…

01 Aug 2019, Dossier August 2019

El Salvador. A Country In Transition.

El Salvador is one of the smallest countries in size…

01 Aug 2019, Dossier August 2019

A New President.

In the general elections last February, Nayb Bukele established himself…

01 Aug 2019, Dossier August 2019

Bolivia. The ritual of potato planting.

Before planting, Quechua farmers ask Pachamama (mother-earth) for permission. Pachamama…

01 Jul 2019, Culture July 2019

Mexico. "Until dignity becomes the custom".

The Miguel Agustín Pro Juarez Human Rights Centre (Centro ProDH),founded…

01 Jul 2019, Churches July 2019

Colombia. An Amazonian Church.

Rethink the figure of the priest in light of the…

01 Jul 2019, Churches July 2019

Panama. Sombrero Pintao, a national heritage.

The Panama’s sombrero pintao (painted hat) is worn during dances,…

01 Jun 2019, Culture June 2019

The Church in the Amazon. A new way of being…

Bishop Emeritus of Xingu, Erwin Krautler, traces the history of…

01 Jun 2019, Churches June 2019

Bolivia .The first hair cut.

The first haircut of a boy or a girl is…

01 Jun 2019, Culture June 2019

Brazil. Horizons of hope.

A place where children find understanding and dignity. Comboni Missionary…

01 Jun 2019, Churches June 2019

Mons. Angelelli. “The Romero of Argentina”.

On last 27 April, in La Rioja, Bishop Angelelli, together…

01 May 2019, Churches May 2019

The Pan-Amazon Synod. Dialogue and respect between the Church and…

We talk about the different aspects of the Amazonian reality…

01 May 2019, Churches May 2019

Bolivia. The sacrifice of the white lamb.

The ceremony of the offering to the Pachamama to restore…

01 May 2019, Culture May 2019

Pan-Amazon Synod. Opening New Pathways.

A vast consultation process involving many communities in Amazonia. A…

01 Apr 2019, Churches April 2019

Brazil. Prisons Without Walls.

In Brazil, where prisons are places of violence and the…

01 Apr 2019, Churches April 2019

Peru. The Courage To Change.

The Church must accompany the indigenous peoples defending their culture.…

01 Mar 2019, Churches March 2019

The New 'Doctrine Of National Security'.

The cancellation of the effective reforms imposed during the decade…

01 Mar 2019, Dossier March 2019

Guatemala. A country, Under Threat.

The country has always been at the centre of tensions…

01 Mar 2019, Dossier March 2019

An Ancient Country.

It was the Maya who, long ago, inhabited those territories…

01 Mar 2019, Dossier March 2019

Justice For The Indigenous People.

In December 2006, thanks to the support of the international…

01 Mar 2019, Dossier March 2019

The Chilean Eldorado.

Lithium is a fundamental mineral in modern economy and Chile…

01 Mar 2019, News March 2019

Bolivia Textiles. Symbolism of the Andean Wisdom.

The original handcrafted clothes made with sheep, llama, alpaca, vicuña…

01 Mar 2019, Culture March 2019

Peru. How To Shape A Church With An Amazonian Face.

In view of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon…

01 Feb 2019, Churches February 2019

Mexico. Poblano Chili here we come.

When most people think of Mexican food, the first thing…

01 Feb 2019, Culture February 2019

Nicaragua. Bosawás Biosphere Reserve, Under Threat.

Illegal logging and deforestation for agriculture and livestock activities are…

01 Feb 2019, News February 2019

The Trinidad Carnival. Under the fantasy banner.

A moment of exuberant celebrations, which are traditionally associated with…

01 Feb 2019, Culture February 2019

Brazil. Bringing hope to the inferno of Cracolandia.

Living with the street people. Evangelising the “inferno” of drugs.…

01 Feb 2019, Churches February 2019

Bolivia. Rituals for a Qechua Marriage.

Marriage involves a series of rituals, and four essential stages…

01 Jan 2019, Culture January 2019

Bolivia. Birth rituals. The meeting with nature.

The ancestral rituals that accompany the birth of a Quechua…

01 Dec 2018, Culture December 2018

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

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