Indigenous people rescue the spirituality of medicine in Chile

OSORNO, Chile — During her first birth, Lucía Hernández Rumián danced in her hospital room while her husband played the kultrún, a drum used in the ritual ceremonies of their culture. She declined to take pain medication and instead received massages and scrubs from an “intercultural escort” who had purified the space following Mapuche traditions. … Read more

Convent of San Francisco de la Alameda: Witness to the history of Santiago de Chile

On October 23, the Jubilee Year and plenary indulgence began for all those who visit this oasis in the heart of the Chilean capital, whose first foundations are over 400 years old. In the heart of the Alameda, in front of the emblematic “Huelén” or “Santa Lucía” hill, the “Convento de San Francisco” remains stoic, … Read more

“Buscando a Dios” series: recognition abroad, indifference in Chile

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A few years ago, the well-known Chilean journalist Jorge Said conceived and developed the television series “Buscando a Dios”, trying to generate audiovisual content that, along with being interesting and attractive, touched on universal aspects and motivations of human life, which challenge all men. at any time and anywhere in the world. Undoubtedly the nostalgia … Read more

Chile: the beauty of faith at a fair of pedagogical products for the religion class

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Almost 200 students from 3rd grade to 4th grade exhibited at the 12th version of Expotabor of the diocese of Copiapoheld in the square of the city of Freirina, founded in the mid-eighteenth century, located 690 kilometers north of Santiago and 175 south of Copiapó, at the beginning of the great Atacama desert. The students … Read more

Parapsychology and spirituality in the Chile of the 20th century

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By Sergio Salinas Canas The interesting thing is that the people who gave him these qualifications were outstanding professionals, doctors, engineers, lawyers, whose work was based on positivism, on that philosophical theory that considers that the only means of knowledge is proven or verified experience through the senses. The family of Jaime Galte narrated that … Read more

Álvaro Chordi, auxiliary bishop of Santiago de Chile: “It is not about reconquering spaces of power, but about being a living Gospel”

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Pamplonica, ordained a priest in the Diocese of Vitoria and linked to the Adsis Communities, from whose spirituality he has been drinking for more than 30 years, the Spanish missionary Álvaro Chordi arrived in Chile in 2015. Since this past October 10, he is the new auxiliary bishop of Santiago. QUESTION.- These years you have … Read more

Indigenous people rescue the spirituality of medicine in Chile

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OSORNO, Chile — During her first birth, Lucía Hernández Rumián danced in her hospital room while her husband played the kultrún, a drum used in the ritual ceremonies of their culture. She declined to take pain medication and instead received massages and scrubs applied by an “intercultural companion” who had purified the space following Mapuche … Read more

Indigenous people rescue the spirituality of childbirth in Chile

CHILE INDIGENOUS CHILDBIRTH (AP) During her first birth, Lucía Hernández Rumián danced in her hospital room while her husband played the cultrún, a drum used in the ritual ceremonies of their culture. She declined to take pain medication and instead received massages and scrubs with oils provided by an “intercultural companion” who had purified the … Read more

In the rivers of Chile, spirituality and development collide

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MELIPEUCO, Chile — Fog suddenly arose from the Truful Truful river as it flowed under the snow-covered Llaima volcano. Victor Curin smiled when he saw the drops of dew illuminated by the sun. A leader of one of the indigenous communities on the banks of the river in the Chilean Andes, Curin took it as … Read more

Culture. Roberto Chile: “If the heart does not fly, there is no poetry”

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By Andy Jorge BlancoCubaDebate / Latin American Summary, September 6, 2022. Roberto Chile is not wrong when he says that in his most recent exhibition, photography and poetry have left their mark. He goes to the verses of the French poet René Char to reaffirm it: “The poet must leave traces in his path, not … Read more