A variety of resources to help Catholics observe Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, this year Feb. 18, is being… Read more USCCB’s online Lenten resources help Catholics to raise up, sacrifice and offer
Congress should urge the government of Israel to halt unnecessary confiscation of Palestinian lands in the Occupied West Bank, a… Read more Bishop Cantú urges Congress to intervene in Cremisan Valley situation
During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis said he was following “with concern” the news of hundreds of immigrants who… Read more Pope prays for migrants killed in Mediterranean boat tragedy
The secretary of the Council of Cardinals will present tomorrow at the consistory a proposal for curial reform based on… Read more Could a new charity department lead a reformed Roman Curia?
Pope Francis has encouraged African bishops to focus efforts on young people, suggesting education can help them counter new forms… Read more Africa is for the young — and Pope Francis knows it
In his general audience address Pope Francis said that children are gift to parents and society, and that there is… Read more ‘Surrounded by children’ — Pope Francis’ take on a thriving society
Bills would hurt immigrant and refugee children Undocumented persons would be subject to criminal penalties Religious who provide basic needs… Read more Border bishop urges Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform instead of harsh enforcement bills