More than 40 different pro-life groups have supported the border drive already this week. Legal aid to reunite children with their families is still a huge unmet need.
The Mass marked the anniversary of the consecration of the cathedral's altar.
The commission is looking to create "an audit instrument," which would include an analysis of different models for monitoring the implementation of safeguarding guidelines to better help local churches
The California bill was shelved by its sponsor amid a remarkable grassroots campaign mounted by the state's Catholics, members of other faith groups, and religious liberty advocates from across the country.
(CNA) — Recently-canonized Italian educator Rosa Venerini founded Catholic schools for girls and young women during the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
New papal norms on preventing clergy sexual abuse are "a blessing that will empower the church everywhere to bring predators to justice, no matter what rank they hold in the church," said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Spanish-born Toribio, a 16th century bishop, upheld the rights of Peru’s indigenous peoples and became one of the first canonized saints of the Americas.
A two-year program created to develop Catholic leaders within the professional world is expanding beyond the Diocese of Phoenix in a move that reflects the success and popularity of the still relatively young initiative.
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network has a hand in about 800 cases each year, with close to 5,000 people from all denominations coming annually as "religious workers."
She offered the irreplaceable gift of Irish presence to school children, convent visitors, adults, the elderly, and via letter, inmates.