Click here if you don’t see subscription options
A man wearing black clerical clothing faces the camera, wearing a bracelet
Giovanna Dell’Orto – Associated Press
The migration crisis roiling the borderlands is literally in the backyard Bishop Seitz, the new chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ migration committee.
FaithNews Analysis
Christopher ParkerJill RiceCristobal SpielmannJames T. Keane
What Catholics made the most news in 2022, and for what? A year-end list with America's choices.
Migrants cross the Mexico-U.S. border to surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Dec. 12. According to the Ciudad Juarez Human Rights Office, hundreds of mostly Central American migrants arrived in buses and crossed the border to seek asylum in the U.S., after spending the night in shelters. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
Catholic Charities USA officials pushed back strongly against allegations from Republican House of Representatives members that its humanitarian responses to the U.S. border crisis were potentially criminal acts.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
The 117th Congress, now in lame-duck session, has a last-ditch opportunity to approve the first significant agricultural worker reform bill in a generation.
Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew follows an overloaded sailing vessel off Rodriguez Key, Florida, Nov. 21, 2022. Rescue crews battled six to ten feet seas and 25 miles per hour winds to safely remove the people from the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Robert Collins)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
People who hope to escape Haiti’s cholera outbreak and life-threatening insecurity cannot wait for a more welcome climate to emerge in the United States.
Juan Billarruem and Maria Bonilla play the part of Joseph and Mary seeking refuge on the night of Christ's birth during a posada at Holy Redeemer Parish in Detroit, Mich., on Dec. 19, 2001. (CNS photo by Audrey Sommers, Michigan Catholic) 
FaithLast Take
Elaine Ayala
The Christmastime sing-along and re-enactment of the Holy Family’s quest for lodging is a joyous Latino tradition that can be shared by all Catholics.