MEXICO U.S. MIGRATION

Catholic Advocates Express Optimism on Future of Immigration Reform

Catholic immigration advocates sent a positive message to U.S. prelates at end of the Nov. 17 public session of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall general assembly, saying 3 million to 11 million people in the U.S. could soon benefit from some type of immigration reform.

BISHOPS FALL MEETING BALTIMORE

In-Person Meeting Finds U.S. Bishops More Reflective on Meaning of Eucharist

The in-person gathering for the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore has allowed to the prelates to reflect on the Eucharist and what it means to them and consider the many thoughts offered about a statement on the Eucharist that has been under development for five months, the archbishop told reporters at the close of the first of two days of public sessions.

EUCHARIST ELEVATED

Bishops’ Focus on Communion Crisis Highlights Bigger Issue, Theologians Say

When the U.S. bishops highlighted Communion in their spring meeting, announcing their plans for both a document on the Eucharist and a three-year eucharistic revival, they emphasized that they were responding to a lack of understanding among many Catholics about something that is central to the faith.

Bishops Call Attacks on U.S. Catholic Sites ‘Acts of Hate’ That Must Stop

The Oct. 10 vandalization of Denver’s cathedral basilica that resulted in satanic and other “hateful graffiti” being scrawled on its doors and at least one statue brought to 100 the number of incidents of arson, vandalism and other destruction that have taken place at Catholic sites across the United States since May 2020.