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Supreme Court gives the go-ahead for continued construction on Trump administration’s...

WASHINGTON  -- In a 5-4 vote July 31, the Supreme Court gave the go-ahead for construction to continue on portions of the Trump administration's...

Bishops, immigrant advocates oppose Trump’s census memo

WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders and immigrant advocates are criticizing President Donald Trump’s July 21 memorandum to prevent immigrants without legal documentation from being counted...

Laudato Si’ at five: Dioceses in the U.S. embrace Pope Francis’...

CLEVELAND (CNS) -- The Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis is "greening." So are the dioceses of Stockton, California; Joliet, Illinois; and others across...

Bishop Dorsonville of Washington urges Congress to show compassion, solidarity with...

WASHINGTON -- During a Feb. 27 congressional hearing about the status of the nation's refugee program, Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington quoted...

Immigration reform among priorities for new USCCB president

BALTIMORE — It will come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez that immigration reform is at...

‘Faithful Citizenship’ materials reflect pope’s ongoing teachings

BALTIMORE — Current issues of the day and references to the teachings of Pope Francis can be found throughout the materials approved by the...

USCCB president disinvites Bishop Bransfield from fall assembly

WASHINGTON — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, in consultation with the members of the USCCB Administrative Committee,...

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...

Q&A with Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, general secretary of the USCCB

This interview has been edited for length and clarity. What is a bishops' conference and what role does it have? A bishops' conference is the assembly...

U.S. bishops join Pope Francis reacting to photos of drowned migrant...

WASHINGTON -- U.S. bishops joined Pope Francis in expressing sadness after seeing photos of the lifeless bodies of a migrant father and his daughter...

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