U.S. bishops are calling for world leaders to continue working towards nuclear disarmament after participants in the recent Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Review Conference (NPT) failed to reach a consensus on a final document.
The synodal process that is underway is an invitation to people in the Catholic Church to listen to each other and can lead to greater leadership by laypeople within the church, Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville, Texas, told a webinar audience.
Landmark legislation to address climate change, reduce prescription drug costs, and establish a minimum tax on large corporations — once thought dead but suddenly passed by the Senate — is being hailed by Catholic advocates.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has renewed a longstanding pledge of solidarity with Africa, highlighting a blossoming Catholic population and the need for the U.S. government to provide the continent with more support.
In response to Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s claim that migrants were “tricked” onto buses that shipped them from Texas to the nation’s capital, activist Abel Nuñez counters: “Whether they were tricked or not, they’re in your city, so what are you going to do about it?”
Addressing Catholic educators at an annual national conference, Bishop Thomas A. Daly of Spokane, Washington, urged them to make sure their work was always rooted in the importance of the Eucharist.
Two abortion measures passed by the House July 15 “promote an extreme abortion agenda,” said Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life.
In the wake of another mass shooting in the United States, multiple United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) committee chairmen are appealing to people from different walks of life to advocate against an increasing nationwide gun violence trend.
U.S. Catholic immigration leaders celebrated the June 30 Supreme Court ruling that allows the Biden administration to end a controversial Trump-era border policy, but they have little optimism that the ruling will prompt any steps towards true immigration reform.
“A historic day,” is how the Catholic bishops of New York state, including Bishop Robert Brennan of Brooklyn, described June 24 — the date Roe v. Wade was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.