Chile

Thumbnail cardinal ricardo ezzati andrello of santiago de chile in st peters square after the consistory on feb 22 2014 credit alan holdren cna cna 3 5 14 1 Children's lives worth more than pets, Chilean cardinal tells president

Amid efforts to legalize abortion in Chile, Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago reminded President Michelle Bachelet of the intrinsic value of all...

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Thumbnail baby feet credit morgan via flickr cc by 20 cna 7 21 15 1 Chilean abortion plan is 'a trap for the gullible,' cardinal says

Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, firmly rejected a proposal to legalize abortion in Chile,...

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Thumbnail sleeping baby by vera kratochvil cc0 10 cna 11 12 14 1 Chilean administration open to approval of adoption by homosexual couples

Shortly after the legalization of same-sex civil unions in Chile, the nation's secretary of justice said in an interview last week that the...

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Thumbnail pregnant credit djile via wwwshutterstockcom cna 11 24 15 Chilean bill permitting abortion advances to Senate

Legislators in Chile's lower house of Congress on Thursday passed a bill decriminalizing abortion in limited circumstances. The bill now passes to...

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Thumbnail flag of chile credit juan r velasco shutterstock cna Chilean court sidesteps constitution, paves way for legal abortion

A Chilean court ruled this week in favor of a controversial bill that allows abortion in some cases, against the objections of pro-life advocates...

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Thumbnail a family at the khazair checkpoint after fleeing from mosul iraq on june 11 2014 credit r nuri unhcr acnur via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 7 23 14 3 Chilean lawmakers ask president to denounce Iraqi violence

The Chilean Congress has unanimously approved a measure calling on President Michelle Bachelet to condemn “the brutal persecution” of Christians in...

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Thumbnail chilean flag in the court of st damasso during the arrival of chilean president michelle bachelet on june 5 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 6 5 15 Chilean legislators appeal to judicial branch over pro-abortion bill

The representatives who voted on Tuesday against a bill legalizing abortion in Chile will file an appeal against the initiative with the...

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Thumbnail ultrasound credit cdc jim gathany public domain 4 8 15 cnajpg Chilean women: Abortion does not solve problem of sexual violence, discrimination

Women in a new video released in Chile said that mothers facing difficult pregnancies need compassion and care from society, not abortion. “I...

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Thumbnail chilean flag in the court of st damasso during the arrival of chilean president michelle bachelet on june 5 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 6 5 15 Chile hopes Pope Francis' visit will bring a 'revolution of tenderness'

Rome, Italy, Jul 15, 2017 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of communications for Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Chile said the country is in...

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Thumbnail baby feet credit 578foot via wwwshutterstockcom cna 12 16 15 Chile's bishops lament lifting of abortion ban

Late Wednesday, Chilean lawmakers approved legislation that would allow for abortions under certain circumstances, ending the country’s...

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Thumbnail crucifix lars hallstrom via shutterstock cna Crucifix smashed in attack on emblematic Chilean church

In what is being lamented as a heinous act of desecration, an emblematic Catholic church in Santiago de Chile was brutally attacked after a recent...

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Thumbnail injection vaccine needle biohazard credit cdc debora cartagena cna 11 13 14 3 Euthanasia supporters in Chile accused of exploiting sick teen

Proponents of a euthanasia bill in Chile are exploiting a sick young girl for political purposes, the girl’s father has charged. Fourteen-year-old...

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Thumbnail church of national gratitude in chile courtesy of the archbishop of santiago via aci prensa cna Firebomb is latest in series of attacks against iconic Chilean church

A religious congregation voiced sorrow and called for greater respect for faith after the iconic Church of National Gratitude in Santiago de Chile...

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Thumbnail pregnant woman credit chris martino via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 5 28 15 High court weighs constitutionality of Chile's abortion bill

After the recent passage of a bill that would allow some abortions in Chile, the country's high court is considering whether or not the bill is a...

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Thumbnail lo vasquez2 In Chile, massive Marian pilgrimage to open Year of Mercy

Hundreds of thousands in Chile will visit the Lo Vasquez Shrine this coming December 8 on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, taking part...

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Thumbnail the statue of st john paul ii was blessed after being installed in a poor neighborhood in the district of puente alto of santiago chile credit ryan thomas cna 3 cna 4 29 14 JPII statue finds home in largest poor neighborhood in Chile

A statue of St. John Paul II donated by the University of San Sebastian in Chile has been moved to the Puente Alto neighborhood, five years after...

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Thumbnail pope francis preaches during a penitential service at st peters basilica march 28 2014 credit lauren cater cna 3 cna 3 28 14 Pope expresses solidarity, comfort for fire victims in Chile

Pope Francis voiced his spiritual closeness to all those affected by the fire in Valparaíso, Chile, that so far has left 12 dead and has destroyed...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims inside st peters square during the wednesday general audience on feb 11 2015 credit daniel ibez cna cna 2 10 15 1 Pope Francis calls young priest with cancer in Chile

On Saturday, June 4, right around lunch time, Chilean priest Father Francisco Rencoret Mujica received an unexpected call.The 35-year-old priest,...

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