One family fled cartel violence in their small town in Zacatecas, Mexico. Another fled Honduras after the coronavirus pandemic and tropical storms decimated their business and left them impoverished.
Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, the mother church of the Diocese of Phoenix, the worship centerpiece for the 1.1 million diocesan Catholics, reopens her doors to the faithful Sunday, Oct. 24 following a major renovation that addressed several of the grand structure’s key needs.
Colin Powell once visited a Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Washington to encourage students there to appreciate the Catholic education they are receiving, to dream big and to work hard to achieve those dreams.
Texas state officials Oct. 21 urged the Supreme Court to leave the state's current abortion law in place, and they also advised the court not to fast-track abortion providers' challenge to the law that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.
When Diane Davis was preparing for her first Communion in the 1970s, she asked her mother why she didn't go up to the front of the church with her father to receive the consecrated host.
A Catholic migrant shelter in southern Chiapas state said unidentified individuals forced their way into the premises -- the latest act of intimidation against migrant defenders in the region.
Cardinal Mario Grech, secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops, said in the process to create a more "synodal church," one where every member contributes and all listen to each other, "we are touching something divine, and prayer is essential."
The world can no longer ignore the suffering of the people of Haiti, an island that has been exploited and pillaged by wealthier nations for centuries, said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
Officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said in an Oct. 14 court filing they were ready to begin implementing once again a Trump-era immigration policy with which they disagree -- the Migrant Protection Protocols, also called "Remain in Mexico" or MPP policy.
A person's wealth or lack thereof should not be the determining factor when it comes to receiving health care, Pope Francis said.