New Mexico Prelate Backs Governor’s Gun-Carrying Ban

A controversial order by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham intended to address a rise of gun violence in Albuquerque and its surrounding communities has drawn a vote of confidence from the state’s top prelate, even as questions swirl about its constitutionality.

Gov. Hochul Signs New Tougher Gun Laws

Gov. Kathy Hochul is expected to sign recently passed legislation Monday that will further toughen New York state’s already strict gun laws, most notably raising the legal age for someone to buy or possess a semi-automatic weapon from 18 to 21. 

Catholic Charities a Steady Presence in Aftermath of Uvalde School Shooting

Two weeks ago, the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Sunday school classrooms were filled with catechists and students. Today, the classrooms are an outpost for Catholic Charities of San Antonio (CCSA), as the organization works alongside local clergy to do “whatever it takes” for those affected by the Robb Elementary School shooting.

Uvalde Turns to Faith to Begin to Heal From Shooting

Towards the end of a May 26 Mass to honor slain Robb Elementary School teacher Irma Garcia and her husband Joe, who suffered a heart attack that morning, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio presented their children a bouquet of roses, at one point leading the church in a collective “we love you.”