Hispanic Church

Pedro Narez from St. Gabirel Parish in Hopkins, Minn., in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis prays April 13 during the Region VIII encuentro at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria, Minn. (CNS photo/Dianne Towalski, The Catholic Spirit)
J.D. Long-García May 04, 2018
Overall, about 40 percent of U.S. Catholics are Hispanic, according to the survey.
The multiyear encuentro process, which includes similar regional gatherings across the country, seeks to discern the needs, aspirations and faith practices of Hispanic Catholics in the United States.
Ten priests at the conclusion of their ordination Mass on May 27, 2017, at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Minn. (CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, The Catholic Spirit)
J.D. Long-García April 20, 2018
New data shows the average age of a new priest at 33; the most common countries for foreign-born ordinands are Mexico, Vietnam, the Philippines and Colombia.
J.D. Long-García April 06, 2018
“They are also separating families, mothers from their children, at the border. That sends a definite signal, ‘Don’t come.’”
A baile folklórico dancer with Balet Alianza Latina performs during a celebration honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, in Houston in December 2016. (CNS photo/Victor Aleman, Angelus News)
Antonio De Loera-Brust April 06, 2018
Within the U.S. Catholic Church, Latinos are on the path to becoming the new majority. But with a diversity of national origins, the Latino community cannot be limited to one voice.
Our readers April 06, 2018
Readers whose parishes already engaged in outreach to Hispanics gave ideas for how to welcome this community better.