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Trump travel ban upheld by U.S. Supreme Court; church groups unhappy

WASHINGTON -- In a 5-4 decision June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban on people entering the U.S. from...

Bishop Malooly: Families must stay together, government must do better

Bishop Malooly sent a message to all priests in the Diocese of Wilmington reaffirming the stand by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops denouncing...

Pope Francis sides with U.S. bishops vs. Trump immigration tactics

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis said he stands with the U.S. bishops who recently condemned the Trump administration's policy on immigration that has led...

Bishops OK directives, abuse charter revisions at spring meeting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- New medical directives governing health care partnerships and revisions to the charter on the protection of young people were approved...

National Review Board chair alerts bishops to complacency on abuse

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Cautioning against complacency in carrying out the requirements of the "Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People," the...

USCCB president calls for prayer after Texas and Ky. school shootings

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called for prayers for the victims killed and injured in a pair of school shootings...

Civility must guide debate on social challenges, USCCB president says

Catholic News Service   BALTIMORE (CNS) -- Acknowledging wide divisions in the country over issues such as health care, immigration reform, taxes and abortion, the president...

Santa Rosa diocese hit hard by ongoing wildfires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — The Diocese of Santa Rosa “has been hit hard” and “is in an ongoing state of uncertainty” because of Northern...

Trump administration expands exemptions on contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Oct. 6 issued interim rules expanding the exemption to the contraceptive mandate for religious employers, such as...

Prayers after ‘unspeakable terror’ in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON — The nation has experienced “yet another night filled with unspeakable terror,” and “we need to pray and to take care of those...

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