Honduran Cardinal Warns President of Honduras

Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriguez of Tegucigalpa urged Honduran president Porfirio Lobo to recognize the widespread violence and growing poverty afflicting the country. “Our homeland is bleeding painfully,” he said on Feb. 3, “because of the ferocious violence, because of the growing poverty and lack of respect for life, the breakdown of the family, corruption in […]

Archbishop Bonello Heads Juticalpa Region

Due to failing health, Bishop Tomás Andrés Mauro Muldoon has resigned his post in Honduras. Pope Benedict XVI, has therefore appointed Archbishop José Bonello as bishop of Juticalpa. Archbishop José Bonello was born on April 4, 1961 in Xagħra, Gozo, and studied philosophy and theology at the National Institute of Religious Ecclesiastical Studies in Malta.

Hondurans Celebrate La Virgen de Suyapa

The village of Suyapa, a suburb of Tegucigalpa, Honduras has been alive with national and foreign tourists who began arriving in January for “Feria de la Virgen de Suyapa”. The fair experience involves ‘typical’ meals, rides, and Honduran vendors peddling handmade goods including clothing, shoes, and symbols of the Catholic faith, treasured by local believers. […]

Cardinal Laments Honduran Corruption

High levels of corruption increased poverty in Honduras, denounced Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriguez, who urged politicians to walk in truth, seek the common good, and refrain from creating more divisions. “I wonder where the money of the Strategy of Poverty Reduction is, why some people do not want to live in transparency and clarity, why […]