In an April 15 video message, Pope Francis encouraged bishops in Brazil to remain united to overcome “one of the most difficult trials” in their country’s history.”
U.S. President Joe Biden announced a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021.
Archbishop Gomez called the “Catholics at the Capitol” Day “an important witness to the church’s vision for social justice and the common good.”
The protesters called on President Joe Biden to extend TPS to 15 countries.
The pandemic-related economic downturn, business closures, increase in global unemployment and reduced incomes have contributed to greater human trafficking of children, women, domestic workers and migrants without legal status.
California’s Catholic bishops released a statement about worship in a responsible and safe manner a day after the state of California lifted its mandatory limits on indoor worship.
Father Paul Shovelain prayed the rosary from the roof of his church eight miles from Brooklyn Center in the wake of the police-involved shooting death of Daunte Wright.
The North American Conference of Associates and Religious is planning to end operations during the summer of 2021.