Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop David G. O’Connell, a native of Ireland who spent most of his four decades as a priest ministering in L.A.’s inner city, was shot and killed in his home in Hacienda Heights, a neighborhood east of Los Angeles.
An 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on May 24, killing 14 children, one teacher and injuring others, Gov. Greg Abbott said at a news conference, adding that the gunman was dead.
As many as 17 American missionaries were reportedly kidnapped by gang members in Haiti on Saturday, Oct. 16, including 14 adults and three children, according to an Ohio-based humanitarian aid group.
The DeSales Media Group is announcing that tonight’s edition of “Currents News,” broadcast at 7 PM on NET-TV, will feature Dr. Bob Tiballi, an Infectious Disease Expert affiliated with the Catholic Medical Association.
The sports world lost a legend last weekend. Kobe Bryant was a five-time NBA champion, 18-time All-Star, two-time Olympic medalist, father of four girls — and a Catholic.
While most of the religiously unaffiliated people, the so-called “nones” are young, speakers at an Oct 15 symposium at Jesuit-run Fordham University said the trend encompasses all age groups and has enormous implications for American society.
Late July 29, San Jose Bishop Oscar Cantu held a bilingual prayer vigil for victims, survivors and first responders at St. Mary’s Church in Gilroy in response to a July 28 shooting that claimed the lives of three people and injured 12 others on the last day of a popular festival.
On the eve of Constitution Day in Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló announced via video that on August 2 he will resign as the commonwealth’s governor.
One former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican has been tapped to lead the State Department’s new Commission on Unalienable Rights. Another has signed a letter calling for it to be dismantled.
Following a tenth straight day of protests calling for Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign, Puerto Rican Catholic bishops have voiced their support for the demonstrations and are now joining the call for him to step down.