By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/17/2013 - 10:06
Pope Francis is now on Twitter. It's true, the Pope has been tweeting since March of this year, and already has over two million followers.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/05/2013 - 10:33
The Vatican announced this morning that the Roman Catholic Church will declare the late Pope John Paul II a saint.
CNN reports that Pope Francis signed the decree Friday morning. When Pope John Paul II passed, thousands gathered in St. Peter's Square chanting "Santo subito," which means Sainthood now.
By Samantha Leal | 03/14/2013 - 11:46
History was made as the new pope was named – and he is Latino! Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, 76, became the new pope who will lead 1.2 billion Catholics. Pope Francis (as he’s now named) is the first Latin American to be named as such. But what do you really know about him? Here are ten things you definitely need to know.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2009 - 17:45
Brazilian Minister of Health Jose Gomes Temporao called on those in attendance at a national convention on women's health he hosted to acknowledge the "brilliant" work of the team of doctors who helped a 9-year-old girl abort twins. The doctor received a standing ovation.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2009 - 18:55
We were all pretty shocked to hear the story about the 9-year-old Brazilian girl, who, after years of being raped by her stepfather, wound up pregnant with his twins. Adding insult to injury, the Catholic Church has decided to excommunicate the little girl's mother and the doctors who performed the abortion, "God’s law is above any human law," said regional archbishop, José Cardoso Sobrinho.