US Church

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.
A beading session at Loom Chicago. Photo courtesy of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Michael J. O’Loughlin April 19, 2018
The report found that Catholic initiatives addressing the refugee crisis are marked by their commitment to a range of Catholic social teaching, including respect for life, a commitment to the common good, care for the earth and promoting the dignity of work.
The organization said the current edition of the U.S. norms "needs more than minimal editing."
The gathering at Georgetown University, "Though Many, One: Overcoming Polarization Through Catholic Social Thought," is meant to be a starting point to bring about Pope Francis' vision of the church.
Nathan Beacom April 06, 2018
All those who eat are called to care about the plight of those whose work produced the eating.
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.