Dispatches

Bishops listen to a speaker Nov. 13 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore (CNS photo/Bob Roller). 
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 14, 2017
Bishop Richard Malone told bishops that the plan would “encourage a broader reading of ‘Amoris Laetitia’ and seek to advance more conversation” around “strengthening marriage and family life.”
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 14, 2017
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann beat Cardinal Blase Cupich, a proponent of the “consistent ethic of life” approach to pro-life issues.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Melissa VidaNovember 14, 2017
Impunity on the Jesuit slayings in El Salvador has prevailed for nearly 30 years as many high-profile and incriminated individuals are still tied to power.
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 13, 2017
The theme of division in the church and in society has been frequently invoked during the bishops’ deliberations this week.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, talks with Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego during a conference on building a world free of nuclear weapons, at the Vatican Nov. 10. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 13, 2017
Cardinal Parolin’s visit comes at a time when internal divisions among U.S. Catholics have become public.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeNovember 09, 2017
A Vatican conference represents the beginning of a coordination of Catholic universities, institutions and bishops's conferences on this issue.