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Sister Helen Prejean, Catholic leaders urge Texas governor Greg Abbott to...

WASHINGTON — Sister Helen Prejean, Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, and the Catholic Mobilizing Network have been joined by celebrities such as...

A day of recognition brings hope near El Paso border wall...

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Up until July, 30-year-old Ingrid had a successful career as a pharmacist in her native Nicaragua. She owned a home, where...

Sister Norma Pimentel recognized by CCHD for work with immigrants

WASHINGTON — Although her work along the Texas-Mexico border has brought her fame and celebrity, Sister Norma Pimentel, a member of the Missionaries of...

U.S. bishops back extension of protected migrant status

  WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said some migrants from Honduras and El Salvador cannot safely return to their...

Bishop Vasquez urges U.S. to help solve Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration called on the federal government to work with the Myanmar government and the...

Disturbing, shameful: Bishops join opposition to reported U.S. refugee limit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Catholic bishops and other faith groups are objecting to reports that the Trump administration will limit the number of refugees...

Pope offers prayers for victims of flooding in Texas, Louisiana

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis offered his prayers for the people of Texas and Louisiana struggling to cope with the devastating impact of Hurricane...

Bishop Malooly announces collection for victims of Hurricane Harvey

  Bishop Malooly has asked all Catholic parishes in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore to take up a special collection this weekend, Sept. 2 and...

Catholic groups are mobilizing to help in Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath

Catholic News Service Catholic dioceses and charities are quickly organizing to help in the aftermath of a Category 4 hurricane that made landfall with heavy...

Catholic groups ask Congress to reject ‘discriminatory’ RAISE Act

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Calling a proposed piece of legislation “discriminatory,” the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration called...

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