Pope Praises Priest Who Pioneered Argentine Form of Liberation Theology

By Inés San Martín ROSARIO, Argentina (Crux) – When a pope has no global leaders visiting him on a regular basis, and no appointments with bishops from around the world doing their regular trek to the Eternal City, what does he do? Well, if you’re Pope Francis, you use the time to dispatch personal notes […]

Pope Blesses Rosaries for Military Prisoners Held for ‘Dirty War’ Crimes

Pope Francis sent home 50 rosary beads for military men and women in his native country Argentina who are imprisoned as they await trial for alleged crimes committed during the country’s “dirty war,” the anti-communist campaign by the country’s military junta that left thousands of disappeared from 1976 to 1983.

Argentine Union Wants a St. Evita, Church Says ‘Not So Fast’

Argentina’s labor union has launched a campaign to see Evita Peron, the actress who became a popular first lady in the 1940s and ‘50s and who was once declared by the country’s congress as “Spiritual Leader of the Nation,” formally declared a saint by the Catholic Church.