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Dioceses offer prayers as Hurricane Michael unleashes fury on Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- With EMS service suspended in some parts of Florida as Hurricane Michael made landfall Oct. 10 in the state's panhandle...

Key West Catholic school struggles to reopen after hurricane

Catholic News Service KEY WEST, Fla. — Robert Wright, principal of the Basilica School of St. Mary Star of the Sea in Key West, reluctantly...

The Chainsaw Carmelite: Texas principal knows the joys of serving and...

Catholic News Service She inspired many when she rolled up the sleeves of her habit to clean up after Hurricane Irma with a chainsaw. After the...

U.S. bishops pray for ‘safety, care’ of all hit by two...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops’ Executive Committee Sept. 12 prayed for “the safety and care of human life” after two catastrophic hurricanes and urged...

Bishop Dewane: House’s budget resolution puts the poor in jeopardy

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. House budget resolution “will place millions of poor and vulnerable people in real jeopardy” because it reduces deficits...

Black Catholics at congress urged to ‘listen, learn, think, act and...

Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. — United by the words of the prophet of social justice, Catholic Church leaders urged black Catholics to become active,...

Bishops: 22 million people losing insurance under GOP plan ‘simply unacceptable’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, in its analysis of the Senate health care bill, said late June 26 the measure...

Texas pastor named bishop for Florida diocese

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has named Holy Cross Father William A. Wack, who is a pastor in Texas, to be the bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee. Bishop-designate...

Catholic leaders meeting in Orlando seeks to bring 'Joy of the...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — This summer’s Convocation of Catholic Leaders comes at a time when the U.S. Catholic Church is seeking how best to...

House’s health care bill has both laudable and troubling aspects, bishop...

  WASHINGTON — The inclusion of “critical life protections” in the House health care bill is laudable, but other provisions, including those related to Medicaid...

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