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Faith leaders ask for end to Trump administration rule for asylum-seekers

Faith leaders ask for end to Trump administration rule for asylum-seekers

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Calling it “a backdoor asylum ban,” more than 250 faith leaders and organizations called for an end to the Trump administration’s policy to turn away asylum-seekers if they don’t first seek protection in countries along their way to the U.S.

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Pope at Angelus: Christians choose fidelity to Gospel over hypocrisy

Pope at Angelus: Christians choose fidelity to Gospel over hypocrisy

| Carol Glatz | August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Christians must not be hypocrites, Pope Francis said.

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LCWR award recipient embraces ‘holy chaos’ of her ministry to migrants

LCWR award recipient embraces ‘holy chaos’ of her ministry to migrants

| Soli Salgado and Dan Stockman | August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Holy chaos” is how Sister Norma Pimentel describes her ministry.

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South Carolina school expels two students involved in racist videos

South Carolina school expels two students involved in racist videos

| Christina Lee Knauss | August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Catholic high school in the Diocese of Charleston is boosting security and stepping up diversity training after expelling two students tied to racist videos and threats against the institution.

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Do we really believe in the Real Presence?

Do we really believe in the Real Presence?

| Greg Erlandson | August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Pope Francis recently said that every time we receive Communion, it should be like our first time, it reminded me of a friend’s story.

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‘So many funerals,’ says El Paso priest who comforted grieving kin

‘So many funerals,’ says El Paso priest who comforted grieving kin

| Mark Pattison | August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Fabian Marquez was the right priest at a very wrong time.

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Illinois bishop decries ‘crisis of gun violence,’ asks for solutions

Illinois bishop decries ‘crisis of gun violence,’ asks for solutions

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville decried “a crisis of gun violence” in the United States and asked Catholics in his diocese to come together to suggest ways to stop it.

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LCWR calls on Trump to stop ‘divisive and polarizing rhetoric’

LCWR calls on Trump to stop ‘divisive and polarizing rhetoric’

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Delegates at the Leadership Conference of Women Religious’ annual assembly, meeting in Scottsdale, approved a letter to be sent to President Donald Trump asking that he stop using “divisive and polarizing rhetoric.”

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‘You cannot be a Catholic and sit on the sidelines,’ archbishop says

‘You cannot be a Catholic and sit on the sidelines,’ archbishop says

| Josephine von Dohlen | August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a crowded bar, bustling with young adult Catholics from the Washington area for the monthly Theology on Tap, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory shared his pain over what this archdiocese suffered in the past year due to priestly abuse scandals, and encouraged the young adults to turn to the Eucharist as a source of healing.

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