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  • More on the Schism Within the Guatemalan Catholic Church

    10/26/2007 6:51:32 AM PDT · by rrstar96 · 8 replies · 135+ views
    Prensa Libre (Spanish-language article) ^ | October 26, 2007 | Gema Palencia
    (English-language translation) "We Did Not Found Another Church" Brazilian Church Supports Eduardo Aguirre By: Gema Palencia Community Journalism Ten bishops of the so-called Brazilian Church insisted that their movement is not outside the Catholic Church and yesterday expressed their support for excommunicated priest Eduardo Aguirre, who they will ordain a bishop. The prelates, who were once in accord with the Vatican, insisted that they have not come to Guatemala to found a new church, but that they are re-establishing the church of the first Christians in which the communities were autonomous. But the Catholic Church in Guatemala considers that this...
  • Update on the Schism in Guatemala: Catholic Church Leaders Censure Dissident Priest

    10/24/2007 7:19:47 AM PDT · by rrstar96 · 2 replies · 346+ views
    Prensa Libre (Spanish-language article) ^ | October 24, 2007 | Gema Palencia
    (English-language translation) Representatives of the Catholic Church in Guatemala rejected the upcoming episcopal ordination of excommunicated priest Eduardo Aguirre by a religious denomination that is separated from the Vatican. The bishops criticized the dissident priest's illicit use of Catholic rites. The concern and anger over this schism could be felt among the Catholic hierarchs who convened a press conference to express their position. They condemned Eduardo Aguirre's ordination to bishop next Saturday in San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango, by members of the Brazilian Church not recognized by Rome. Apostolic Nuncio Bruno Musaró, Guatemalan Bishops Conference President Álvaro Ramazzini, Metropolitan Archbishop Rodolfo...
  • Division in the Guatemalan Catholic Church: Excommunicated Priest to be Ordained a Bishop

    10/22/2007 8:58:46 AM PDT · by rrstar96 · 6 replies · 938+ views
    Prensa Libre (Spanish-language article) ^ | October 22, 2007 | Gema Palencia & César Pérez
    (English-language translation) The Catholic Church hierarchy in Guatemala is concerned: excommunicated priest Eduardo Aguirre will be ordained a bishop on Saturday in San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango, by represenatives of the Brazilian Church (non-Roman Catholic). Guatemalan Bishops' Conference (CEG) President Álvaro Ramazzini described the event as a "very big" division. "Being appointed bishop will give [Aguirre] more power. It concerns us that he will now ordain other priests before other people, which may create confusion since the faithful might believe that [the priests] are Catholic. There will be a very big division within the Church," warned Ramazzini, who explained that Aguirre...
  • Top Immigration Official: Bush Proposal Doable

    01/11/2004 8:07:32 AM PST · by Reaganwuzthebest · 47 replies · 263+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | January 11, 2004 | Wire Reports
    WASHINGTON - The nation's top immigration official says registering 8 million illegal residents for temporary permits, as proposed by President Bush last week, would be a "tall challenge" but doable. Eduardo Aguirre, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, conceded in an interview that his agency is still struggling with a huge backlog that has recently grown to nearly 6.2 million pending applications. Requests for a change of status, for example, are now backed up more than 2 1/2 years. "We are certainly not satisfied on where it is today," he said of the agency he inherited, which was recently...