By Franziska Castillo | 03/14/2013 - 10:20 | 0 Comments
More Latinos than ever are leaving the Catholic Church for other religions and spiritual practices—whether it be Pentecostalism, Islam or no spiritual practice at all. What the way we worship says about us as a changing community.
Sunday morning around Manhattan’s West 107th...
By Kamren Curiel | 02/12/2013 - 12:26 | 0 Comments
Argentina's Leonardo Sandri may be in the running to become the first Latin American to lead the world’s one billion Roman Catholics after Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation Monday.
In the midst of what was supposed to be a routine meeting with cardinals about potential saints, Pope Benedict (born Joseph Ratzinger...
By Samantha Leal | 08/28/2012 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
A Pew Hispanic Center National Survey shows that with each new generation, Latinos have become ingreasingly less religious. The survey shows that while around one in ten foreign-born Latinos are not religiously affiliated (9 percent), that number doubles...
By Fox News Latino | 10/05/2011 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
An ecumenical group of religious leaders have demanded that the Honduran government deny a visa to Ricky Martin, arguing that he represents a bad moral example for the country's youth.
The pop star, who is set to perform in the...
By Lee Hernandez | 09/30/2011 - 12:41 | 0 Comments
This Sunday, Oscar-nominated Mexican actor Edward James Olmos joins the hit Showtime drama Dexter in the role of James Gellar, a professor of religion and a killer motivated by Scripture. We called up the veteran character actor yesterday to get all of the juicy details on his highly anticipated new role on the show, and we...
By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 07:55 | 0 Comments
Rick Gonzalez has been in a bunch of films (Old School, War of the Worlds, Coach Carter) and starred in the cult TV series Reaper, but it's his latest role as Jesus—yes, as in the Jesus—in Lady Gaga's controversial new music video for her single "Judas" that has him in the spotlight these days....
By Amaris Castillo | 04/06/2011 - 14:30 | 2 Comments
An elderly man from Spain has steadily built a cathedral out of salvaged materials over the past 50 years.
Justo Martinez, known as Don Justo in the community, began building the church after tuberculosis forced him to abandon his...
By Grace Bastidas | 04/03/2011 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Flip over your driver’s license or state-issued ID. Are you an organ donor? Turns out that Latinos, especially Mexican-Americans, are less likely to “make an anatomical gift” than Americans in general. This is especially alarming considering our numbers are growing steadily, and we could be saving lives.
Some of this reticence centers on religion, as many believe...
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