Posts Tagged ‘Bolivia’

Bolivian President asks Pope for help Comments 0

Monday, May 15th, 2017

The Bolivian President Evo Morales asked for Pope Francis to help with nine Bolivians who have been imprisoned in Chile. Morales has asked for a papal envoy to help calm “rising tensions and a miscarriage of justice”. “I beg you to intervene in the best possible way to quickly resolve this case,” he wrote to Read more

Bolivia’s bishops blast abortion proposal Comments 0

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Bolivia’s bishops conference is  begging everyone “to defend the right to life”. They say this right is seriously threatened  by current proposals to abort infants. If accepted, four proposals could end life during the infant’s first eight weeks; five other proposals could abort the child at any time during the pregnancy. Some of the reasons Read more

Bishop bans Communion in the hand in his diocese Comments 0

Friday, August 28th, 2015

A Bolivian bishop has reportedly banned Communion being received in the hand at Masses in his diocese. The Rorate Caeli blog reported that Bishop Krzysztof (Cristobal) Białasik of Oruro made this declaration. This came after it was noticed that some people received the host, but did not consume it. These people apparently wished to carry Read more

Protecting Mother Earth top priority, says Pope Comments 2

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Pope Francis has suggested that the most important task facing the world today is to protect Mother Earth. Speaking at the World Meeting of Popular Movements in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on July 9, the Pope sounded a warning. “Time, my brothers and sisters, seems to be running out; we are not yet tearing one another Read more