BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The issue pitted the Catholic Church against feminist groups, physicians against physicians.
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(The Conversation) — The Catholic Church’s response in the face of a groundswell of support from Argentine women seems to be a model for how it is responding to social issues worldwide.
CASEROS, Argentina (AP) — While Pope Francis struggles to make good on his 'zero tolerance' pledge to fight clerical sex abuse worldwide, victims in his native Argentina are denouncing abuses in unprecedented numbers.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (RNS) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched during this year’s procession, many protesting the country’s endemic poverty, and demanded President Mauricio Macri declare a food emergency and increase government assistance...
TIGRE, Argentina (RNS) As the first Argentine pontiff approaches the fourth anniversary of his papacy, he still hasn't come back to visit his country of birth. Many of his compatriots appreciate that.
ROME (RNS) The Argentine soccer legend is in Rome to play in an all-star match to benefit a charity set up by his countryman, who is now the pontiff.
SAN NICOLAS DE LOS ARROYOS, Argentina (RNS) Once a month, thousands of devout Catholics descend on this city, where an uneducated resident said she began seeing visions of the Virgin Mary on Sept. 25, 1983.
(RNS) Listening to the victims of the military dictatorship is the real unfinished business of the Catholic Church.
BUENOS AIRES — Nisman was found dead, days after accusing then-President Cristina Fernandez of covering up Iran's alleged role in the1994 truck bombing of a Jewish center.
Churches attack bike lanes for "burdening" their religious freedom as Saint Barbie leads a plastic revolution in Argentina. Savor every word of this last ever recap as I say “so long” to On Freedom.
ROME (RNS) Among the Latin Americans flocking to Rome, the pope's fellow Argentines are leading the way, with 66 percent more people traveling from the pope’s homeland compared to a year ago.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Pope Francis is known now for his keep-it-simple style and focus on the poor. But once he starts making appointments and taking action, his favorable ratings may change.
(RNS) Since the moment of his election on March 13, Pope Francis has been warmly embraced by his own flock and even the media. But some constituencies in the church are decidedly cautious or even unhappy with Francis, and their grumbling may portend...
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a sign of how much change Pope Francis may usher into the papacy, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodoxy will attend Tuesday's installation Mass -- for the first time in more than 1,000 years.
Much is being said about the new pope's work with the poor in his native Argentina. But what do those who have benefited from his work think of him? Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo went to the slums of Buenos Aires to find out.