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Pro-abortion constitutional reform in Mexico paused

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. / Octavio Hoyos / Shutterstock.

Mexico City, Mexico, Apr 17, 2021 / 06:01 am (CNA).

The administration of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and legislators from his ruling National Regeneration Movement decided to put on hold for now the debate on amending the federal constitution to insert abortion rights and gender ideology.

Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis to make tour of schools in Argentina

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ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 15, 2021 / 16:22 pm (CNA).

A relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be displayed for veneration April 18 at a school in Córdoba, Argentina, marking the start of a tour of schools in the country, with the goal of making the “cyber-apostle of the Eucharist” better known.

Haitian archbishop demands release of abducted Catholics

A tent camp in Haiti. / arindambanarjee/Shutterstock.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Apr 14, 2021 / 15:45 pm (CNA).

The Archbishop of Port-au-Prince has called for the release of 10 people who were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday and are being held for ransom.

Complaint filed against student and doctor in Mexico for advising on how to abort at home

Abortion pill / Shutterstock

Puebla, Mexico, Apr 14, 2021 / 13:47 pm (CNA).

Pro-life leaders have filed a complaint with the Puebla State Attorney General's Office against a university student and a doctor for advising women how to procure abortion clandestinely at home, in violation of state law which prohibits abortion.

Young woman dies after getting legal abortion in Argentina

Young girl. / Pixabay

ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 13, 2021 / 19:00 pm (CNA).

A young woman in Argentina died April 11 following a legal chemical abortion, the first such recorded death after the passage of a law legalizing abortion in December last year.

Haitian bishops condemn kidnappings of Catholic priests, nuns

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption - Cap-Haitien, Haiti / Rotorhead 30A Productions/Shutterstock

Washington D.C., Apr 12, 2021 / 16:00 pm (CNA).

Seven priests and nuns were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday, and are being held for ransom.

Tabernacle, Eucharist desecrated in Mexican chapel

Eucharistic Adoration. / Elisa Pires via JMJ Rio 2013/Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0).

ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 12, 2021 / 12:01 pm (CNA).

The Diocese of Querétaro, Mexico, reported that Holy Family Chapel in Saint Sebastian Parish was robbed last week, its tabernacle desecrated, and the Eucharist thrown to the ground.

As St. Vincent volcano erupts, Catholics ask for prayers

St. Vincent Flag. / Lee Coursey via Flickr (CC BY 2.0) / Lee Coursey via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Denver Newsroom, Apr 11, 2021 / 11:50 am (CNA).

“While we continue to pray for our nation we ask that you especially remember those who have been displaced,” the Diocese of Kingstown said.

Canadian bishops condemn new assisted suicide law

Canadian Parliament / Cam Borisenko/Shutterstock

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2021 / 17:00 pm (CNA).

Canada’s Catholic bishops have condemned the country’s new assisted suicide law, and are asking for people to pray and to contact their elected officials in opposition to it. 

Cardinal O’Malley: We must be vigilant in supporting survivors of sexual abuse

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Rome Newsroom, Apr 9, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).

Cardinal Seán O’Malley has urged religious leaders to be vigilant in preventing child sexual abuse and supporting survivors in healing