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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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 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 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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Thumbnail jubilee audience in st peters square with pope francis on nov 12 2016 credit lucia ballester 5 cna Pope Francis to visit Chile, Peru in January 2018

Lima, Peru, Jun 19, 2017 / 10:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See Press Office announced Monday that Pope Francis will travel to Chile from...

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Thumbnail communications aysen cna Pope Francis wrote a letter to this young mother in prison

Santiago, Chile, Aug 2, 2016 / 04:03 pm (CNA).- A prison inmate in Chile was surprised when she received a letter last week from Pope Francis, whom...

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Thumbnail pope francis blesses esperanza ticona with her father ariel ticona and esteban rojas in st peters square oct 14 2015 credit losservatore romano cna 10 15 15 Pope meets with Chilean miners five years after 'miraculous' rescue

Pope Francis met this week with a group of Chilean miners who spent more than two months in a collapsed mine in 2010, before a dramatic rescue that...

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Thumbnail pope francis bows his head in prayer during a wednesday general audience oct 2 2013 credit elise harris cna 2 cna 10 2 13 Pope sends message of condolence after earthquake rocks Chile

Pope Francis sent a letter to Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago, Chile, after the country was hit by an 8.2 magnitude earthquake on April 1,...

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