About one-fourth of U.S. Latino voters strongly support President Trump. The positive direction of the economy is a major reason for their approval, writes J.D. Long-García.
The outgoing archbishop of Philadelphia, Charles J. Chaput, has high praise for his successor, Bishop Nelson J. Perez of Cleveland.
On Nov. 12, the U.S. bishops elected Archbishop Gomez to be the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on the first ballot.
“Our nation made a promise to these ‘Dreamers,’” Archbishop Gomez wrote. “We have a moral obligation. It is time for the president and Congress to honor that promise and live up to this obligation.”
Surveys show a long-term decline in U.S. Latinos identifying as Catholic, reports J.D. Long-García. The church is identifying ways to keep second- and third-generation immigrants in the pews.