LatinAmerica

  • Vatican panel: Bishops should meet on women’s role in church

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s commission of Latin American church leaders is demanding greater decision-making opportunities for women in the church and proposing that Pope Francis call a special meeting of the world’s bishops to discuss women. The Pontifical Commission for Latin America said after its recent plenary...
  • To Save Venezuela, Washington Needs Latin America

    On Sunday, Venezuela lurched forward in its shift toward full-blown autocracy with the election of 545 ruling-party members tasked with rewriting the constitution. The need for action has never been clearer, and the US will certainly heed the call. Already, the US Treasury Department has personally sanctioned President Nicolás...