Archbishop Says Sign Language Helps in Connecting With Faithful in Crisis

Celebrating a Mass for the Uvalde, Texas community on the first night after the Robb Elementary School shooting, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller called the children in attendance to the front of the church to speak with them directly, but didn’t receive any feedback.

U.S. Diocesan Synod Reports Highlight ‘Enduring Wounds’ in Church

Throughout the diocesan phase of the Synod on Synodality, U.S. Catholics consistently highlighted several “enduring wounds” that plague the nation’s church, including the still-unfolding effects of the sexual abuse crisis, divisions over the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass, and a perceived lack of unity among the nation’s bishops.

Jesuit Refugee Service Launches Plan to Help Integrate Immigrants

About a year ago, Jesuit Refugee Services USA staff at the U.S.-Mexico border realized something about many migrants’ journeys: They needed as much help settling into their final destinations as they did when they first entered the country.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Faith Was ‘An Inspiration and an Anchor’

When then-Princess Elizabeth II turned 21 on April 21, 1947, she broadcasted a speech from Cape Town, South Africa, where she dedicated her life to the service of the Commonwealth, saying, “God help me make good on my vow, and God bless all of you who are willing to share it.” 

Chicago Cardinal Pledges Support for Migrants Sent from Texas

Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago has pledged the archdiocese’s support for city efforts to respond to busloads of migrants arriving from the southern border at the direction of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, simultaneously calling Abbott’s actions “unbecoming of any elected official.”