Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent

Uruguayan newspaper confirms accusations of homosexual conduct by Vatican bank appointee

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Tue Jul 23 17:11 EST Comments (5)

Monsignor Battista Ricca

July 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Uruguay's largest-circulation newspaper, El País, is reporting that local sources within the Catholic Church have confirmed recent reports regarding the past homosexual conduct of the pope's recent appointment to…

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Tags: battista ricca, catholic, pope francis

Pro-family forces cry foul as legislator sneaks homosexual union language into Costa Rican law

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Fri Jul 12 18:47 EST Comments (8)

President Laura Chinchilla signed the bill into law despite requests that she veto over the changes.

July 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A socialist legislator has managed to smuggle an ambiguous text into a new law regarding the nation’s youth in an apparent attempt to legalize homosexual unions on the sly. 

The Law of Young People was passed…

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Tags: civil unions, costa rica, homosexuality

‘I’m going to love her…no matter what’: 11-yr-old girl pregnant by incest says she wants her baby

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Thu Jul 11 11:42 EST Comments (80)

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera praised the girl's compas
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera praised the girl's compassion.

July 10, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An eleven-year-old Chilean girl known to the public under the pseudonym of “Belen” has confounded and disappointed pro-abortion forces in the South American country by declaring her love for her unborn child,…

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Tags: chile, incest

Obama admin. provokes outrage in Dominican Republic with homosexual activist ambassador appointee

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Thu Jul 04 11:35 EST Comments (37)

James “Wally” Brewster

July 4, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama administration’s ongoing use of the State Department to promote the homosexual agenda in foreign countries has provoked outrage in the Dominican Republic, where the administration plans to send an open…

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Tags: dominican republic, homsexuality, james brewster, obama

Magaly Llaguno, principal foundress of America’s Hispanic pro-life movement, dies at 73

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Mon Jul 01 16:06 EST Comments (2)

Magaly Llaguno, RIP.
Magaly Llaguno, RIP.

July 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following a 41-year career as a foundress and leader of America’s Hispanic pro-life movement, Magaly Llaguno died yesterday at a Florida hospital from complications related to cancer, a disease which she had been…

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Tags: human life international, latin america, magaly llaguno, obituaries

Latin America buckling under anti-life, anti-family imperialism of Obama administration

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Tue Jun 25 09:55 EST Comments (9)

MEXICO CITY, June 25, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - As LifeSiteNews.com's Latin America Correspondent, I have the pleasure of partaking in the culture and daily life of one of the world's great pro-life civilizations -- and the sadness of watching it…

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Secret network of foreign NGOs performing illegal abortions in Bolivia, feminist researcher says

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Mon Jun 24 14:58 EST Comments (1)

June 24, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A secret network of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including foreign ones, are helping women to obtain abortions in Bolivia, according to Natalie Kimball, a doctoral candidate at the University of…

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Tags: bolivia

‘Beatriz’ gives birth by c-section following weeks of pressure to kill child by abortion lobby

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Tue Jun 11 12:26 EST Comments (16)

International pro-abortion groups insisted that Beatriz needed an abortion - but doctors, and the country's top court, disagreed.

June 11, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An anonymous woman known to the public by the pseudonym “Beatriz” has given birth by caesarian section following weeks of pressure on the part of local and international pro-abortion groups to kill her unborn…

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Tags: abortion, beatriz, el salvador

Brazilian evangelist leads tens of thousands against abortion, gay unions outside National Congress

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Sun Jun 09 08:25 EST Comments (7)

Silas Malafia
Silas Malafia

June 8, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Brazil’s most famous televangelist, Silas Malifaia, led a protest of tens of thousands of Evangelicals outside of the country’s National Congress on Wednesday, in a show of force intended to remind legislators…

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Tags: brazil, evangelical, same-sex 'marriage', silas malifaia

Socialist president of Ecuador rejects homosexual ‘marriage’ and adoption as contrary to nature

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Mon Jun 03 17:17 EST Comments (18)

June 3, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ecuador’s socialist president Rafael Correa has announced his opposition to homosexual “marriage” and adoption of children in an interview with the Ecuadoran television channel RTS, saying that the latter is…

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Tags: ecuador, gay marriage, rafael correa

El Salvador’s Constitutional Court denies abortion request backed by Planned Parenthood, Amnesty

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Thu May 30 19:49 EST Comments (5)

May 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – El Salvador’s Constitutional Court, the nation’s highest tribunal for constitutional issues, has rejected a controversial motion to permit a woman, known anonymously to the press as “Beatriz,” to kill her unborn…

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Brazilians fight back as regulatory agency tries to impose homosexual ‘marriage’ on entire country

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Thu May 16 19:06 EST Comments (15)

May 16, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Brazilian pro-family politicians have announced that they will fight a decree issued by the country’s National Council of Justice (CNJ) that orders all of Brazil’s registrars to accept applications for homosexual…

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Tags: brazil, judicial activism, same-sex 'marriage'

Archbishop who promoted homosexual civil union legislation resisting Vatican pressure to quit

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Tue May 14 18:53 EST Comments (6)

Archbishop Roberto Octavio Gonzalez Nieves

May 14, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico, says that he won’t renounce his position despite pressure from Vatican officials stemming from his support of a type of homosexual civil union legislation, and…

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Tags: catholic, pope francis, puerto rico, roberto octavio gonzalez nieves

Abortionists use hard case of ‘Beatriz’ to push legalized killing of unborn in El Salvador

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Thu May 09 19:12 EST Comments (11)

May 9, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – International pro-abortion organizations are using the case of a pregnant El Salvadoran woman suffering from Lupus to promote the legalization of the killing of the unborn in the Central American country.

Amnesty…

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Evangelical human rights head fights to restore reparative therapy for homosexuality in Brazil

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by Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Wed May 08 18:43 EST Comments (15)

May 8, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pastor Marco Feliciano, a Brazilian Evangelical who was recently elected as the chairman of the Human Rights Committee for the national Chamber of Deputies, is not satisfied with holding his ground against bitter…

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