Mexican Migrants Recount Tales of Violence

Thousands of Mexican citizens are fleeing the violence that continues to plague the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Benedict XVI Announces the “Year of Faith”

BENEDICT XVI ANNOUNCES THE "YEAR OF FAITH" VATICAN CITY, 16 OCT 2011 (VIS) - During Mass on October 16 in the Vatican Basilica, celebrated to...

US bishops urge Obama to defend religious minorities in Egypt

US bishops urge Obama to defend religious minorities in Egypt   Washington D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) - Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York, president of the...

Maryland Episcopal Parish Becomes Roman Catholic

Washington Cardinal Confirms Members of Former Episcopal Community By Mark Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- During a Mass marked by a joyful homecoming of...

US Bishops’ Agency Denied Federal Grant to Help Trafficking Victims

  By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Since 2006, the U.S. Catholic bishops' Migration and Refugee Services has helped more than 2,700 victims...

New Legislation Seeks to Stop Abortion Funding with Tax Dollars; Bordallo Indicates Support...

  On the heels of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Call to Action for voters to urge their congressional representatives to support H.R. 1179,...

Pope Benedict XVI: Pray for Persecuted Evangelists

Courtesy of Vatican Radio (2 Oct 2011) God’s “concern” for every human being, shown especially by the protection of guardian angels, was one of the...

Bishops Reissue 2007’s ‘Faithful Citizenship’ with New Introduction

By Nancy Frazier O'Brien Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A new introduction to the U.S. bishops' document on political responsibility reminds Catholics that some issues...

18 Catholic Colleges Appeal Parts of Federal Health Care Law Mandate

Eighteen Catholic colleges have asked the Obama administration to exempt all religious individuals and institutions

Bishops’ New Ad Hoc Committee will Tackle Religious Liberty Concerns

U.S. bishops have established a committee to shape public policy and coordinate the church's response on the issue

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