Bishop praises House members for proposing citizenship path for immigrants

The U.S. bishops' migration committee chairman Sept. 15 welcomed a move by House members to include language in the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill to provide a pathway to U.S. citizenship for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and other immigrants.

[VIDEO] Bishop Olmsted: Building Right Relationships

With the help of the Holy Spirit, and the virtues of faith and courage, we can restore and build right relationships.

Diocese of Wichita, Kansas, set to welcome home remains of Father Kapaun

The flag-draped casket was empty during a memorial Mass in Wichita for Father Emil J. Kapaun July 29, 1953.

Pope: Bishops must handle Communion debate as shepherds, not with censures

The debate about denying Communion to politicians who support abortion must be handled in a pastoral way, not by public condemnations that seek to "excommunicate" Catholics who are not in line with church teaching, Pope Francis said.

Sisters of Life arrive in Phoenix with ‘beautiful focus on the Gospel of Life’ The waiting is over: A flourishing community of religious sisters with a deep devotion to the Gospel of Life has arrived and is now...

Creighton formally opens new $100M Health Sciences education building in Phoenix

Creighton University has opened a new $100 million Health Sciences building in Phoenix that will send hundreds of new professionals into a work force whose need has been heightened by the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Religious leaders offer prayers before start of U.N. General Assembly

In the face of widespread evidence of humanity's dark side, speakers a prayer service Sept. 13 -- on the eve of the opening of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly -- identified unmistakable signs of hope.

Vatican official urges Mexican bishops to prioritize care for migrants

A Vatican official urged Mexican bishops to prioritize migrant ministries -- even in dioceses without significant migrant flows -- saying, "No diocese exists in Mexico that can avoid this call."

Prayerful memorials mark 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said he couldn't think of "a better place to be" than St. Patrick's Cathedral "on this somber anniversary" of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Pope reminds Roma community, young people that church is their home

Pope Francis made sure that while the world often disregards the young and the marginalized, in the Catholic Church, "no one ought ever to feel out of place or set aside."