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Knights urged to join in novena for legal protection of human...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNS) -- Motivated by the upcoming change on the Supreme Court, the Knights of Columbus is urging its members and all...

CRS student ambassadors stress need for human dignity to Congress

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Denise Ssettimba just began her brief presentation to an aide to Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, on the need to maintain U.S....

Hundreds of calls come in at USCCB HQ seeking to foster...

WASHINGTON -- Maybe it was the request by the Pentagon for 20,000 mattresses as military bases become, at least partly, shelters for detained border...

As immigration woes rise, lawmakers can’t agree on solutions

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Bipartisan disagreement on how to fix the country's immigration system led to failure once again as lawmakers on Capitol Hill turned...

Bishops ‘cannot, in good faith, endorse’ new GOP immigration bill

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops “cannot, in good faith, endorse” an immigration bill submitted by the House’s Republican leadership, said Bishop Joe S. Vasquez...

Challenges to religious freedom continue, archbishop tells USCCB

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Challenges to religious freedom continue to emerge and the U.S. Catholic Church will remain steadfast in addressing them to serve...

At meeting in Florida, U.S. bishops decry Sessions’ asylum decision

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The U.S. bishops June 13 decried U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision that asylum seekers fleeing domestic or gang violence...

Bishops approve charter changes to widen protection of young people

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Changes in language to clarify several sections of the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” were approved...

Bishops accept revised guidelines for health care partnerships

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The process for considering key moral questions are more thoroughly examined in revised guidelines governing Catholic and non-Catholic health care...

Church praised for proactive response on abuse but warned of complacency

NEW ORLEANS — Despite groundbreaking steps the U.S. Catholic Church has taken to prevent the sexual abuse of minors in the past 16 years,...

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