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Reacting to “the horrific mass shooting” that took place early Dec. 6 at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Bishop William A. Wack of Pensacola-Tallahassee said the “tragedy in our diocese is truly heartbreaking.” more
Treinta y cinco líderes recién entrenados en el nuevo programa Pastoral Migratoria de la arquidiócesis se comprometieron a ayudar a cumplir la misión del proyecto integral de ayuda y alcance a … more
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Conn., is the new chairman of the board of Catholic Relief Services following his appointment by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. more
While the world knows Nagasaki as the site of a U.S. atomic bomb blast, for the Catholic Church it is also the site of one of the fiercest campaigns of anti-Christian persecution. more
Describing himself as a “missionary pilgrim,” Pope Francis finally fulfilled a more than five-decade-old desire to share the Gospel in Japan. more
Missionaries are not mercenaries, but beggars who recognize that some brothers and sisters are missing from the community and long to hear the Good News of salvation, Pope Francis told the Catholics of Thailand. more
Jim Doyle, who served as executive director of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada for 30 years, died Nov. 20 in Lake Mary, Fla., where he and his wife, Ethel, lived. He was 98. more
No sorprende a cualquiera que ha seguido al arzobispo de Los Ángeles José H. Gómez, que la reforma de inmigración esté al frente de su lista de prioridades como presidente recién electo de la … more
En la sección de Washington Heights del Alto Manhattan, fue un tiempo de sagrada celebración para fieles feligreses y su dedicado párroco; y también para el arzobispo de Nueva York. En la noche … more
“¡El mayor truco que el demonio ha podido hacer es convencer al mundo de que no existe! Conozcan a su enemigo porque es real”. Así lo dijo el padre Joseph Espaillat al dirigirse a los … more
With rumors swirling about two of their members, the bishops of New York state reached the centerpiece of their “ad limina” pilgrimage to Rome: the tomb of St. Peter. The bishops’ early … more
Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, Pope Francis’ choice to be the Holy See’s new permanent observer to the United Nations, said the pope has given him the mission of enlightening international discussions and debates with the principles of Catholic social teaching. more
When Pope Francis met with bishops from New York state, he expressed his gratitude, recognizing the difficulties many of them were facing, said Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of Albany. more
While digital technologies have led to advancements in communication and education, they also have led to the exploitation of children on the internet, Pope Francis said. more
Following through on a proposal made at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, Pope Francis said there are plans to include a definition of ecological sins in the Church’s official teaching. more
It’s a population that almost every bishop in the United States comes into contact with: 700,000 young adults brought into the country as children without documents. more
With rumors swirling around about two of their members, the bishops of New York state reached the centerpiece of their “ad limina” pilgrimage to Rome: the tomb of St. Peter. more
After an attorney threatened to file a lawsuit alleging he abused a child decades ago when he was a priest in New Jersey, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn issued a statement Nov. 13 denying the accusation and said he “will vigorously defend” himself against the claim. more
In a brief presentation Nov. 11 to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Boston’s Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley told the bishops gathered in Baltimore the Vatican may publish what it knows about the ascent to power of now-disgraced former U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick by Christmas, or perhaps the New Year. more
The U.S. bishops voted overwhelmingly Nov. 11 in Baltimore on a revised set of strategic priorities to take them into the next decade. more
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