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Bishop urges U.S. to remain committed to Iran nuclear deal

  WASHINGTON — If the United States abandons a multinational agreement that limits the ability of Iran to develop nuclear weapons, the incentive for North...

Trump’s decision to abandon Paris climate pact called troubling, harmful

President Donald Trump’s June 1 decision “not to honor the U.S. commitment” to the Paris climate agreement “is deeply troubling,” said the chairman of...

Bishop urges Tillerson to use diplomacy to resolve simmering Congo crisis

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to undertake diplomatic...

Bishop briefs Tillerson on church’s interest in building the ‘common good’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace met with the country’s top diplomat, Rex Tillerson,...

Bishops visiting Holy Land say Christians must oppose Israeli settlements

JERUSALEM — Christians have a responsibility to oppose the construction of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories, said bishops from the U.S., Canada and Europe. “This...

Catholic leaders call on Congress to increase humanitarian aid in budget

BALTIMORE — The head of Catholic Relief Services and the chairmen of two U.S. bishops' committees have urged congressional leaders to approve additional funding...

Supreme Court tie vote blocks temporary plan to stop deportations

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — With a tie vote June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration’s plan to temporarily protect more than...

New Mexico bishops urges vigilance after explosions at churches

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces has asked pastors, deacons and parish leaders in the diocese “to exercise increased vigilance...

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