Argentinian Maj. Gen. Javier Antonio Perez Aquino, chief observer of U.N. Mission in Colombia, holds a March 2 news conference in Bogota. (CNS photo/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda, EPA)
Politics & Society News
June 23, 2017
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos had said the pontiff promised him he would visit Colombia if the government and the rebel group signed a peace agreement.
U.S. President Donald Trump announces his Cuba policy on July 16 at the Manuel Artime Theater in Little Havana, a neighborhood of Miami. (CNS photo/Joe Skipper, Reuters)
Faith News
June 20, 2017
Cardinal Jaime Ortega said "resorting to old models" and applying them presently to Cuba can "overshadow or delay" the resolution of conflicts between the two countries.
Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, N.M., prays on Nov. 16 during the opening of the 2015 fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
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May 22, 2017
The bishops' spring assembly will include discussions ranging from immigration to religious freedom, as well as the Synod of Bishops on youth.
Politics & Society News
May 19, 2017
Decrease military spending and help the poor, said the U.S. bishops in a May 19 letter addressed to Congress, before lawmakers prepare to work on the federal budget for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year.
U.S. President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on March 6 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
May 19, 2017
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments for and against a revised version of Trump's executive order on immigration.
Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Oklahoma City Archdiocese who was brutally murdered in 1981 in the Guatemalan village where he ministered to the poor, is shown baptizing a child in this undated photo. The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced the North American priest will be beatified on Sept. 23 in Oklahoma. (CNS)
Faith News
May 15, 2017
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has opened a website detailing the life, as well as steps toward sainthood, of Father Stanley Rother.
Peace activists gather for an Ash Wednesday prayer service outside the White House in Washington on March 1. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
April 05, 2017
A group of more than 4,000 religious sisters and clergy, including priests, brothers and deacons, sent a letter to every U.S. senator, member of Congress and President Donald Trump.
Politics & Society News
April 04, 2017
Mulledy Hall at Georgetown will be renamed after Isaac Hawkins, the first enslaved person listed in the sale documents.
Members of Our Holy Redeemer Church in Freeport, N.Y., pass a sponge soaked in water during a team competition at the annual Encuentro gathering in 2016 at Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, N.Y. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic) 
Politics & Society News
March 28, 2017
The church hopes to produce more involvement in the church of its second largest and fastest growing community.
Politics & Society News
March 24, 2017
Bishop Cantu said the meeting was to let Tillerson know "that our only motive is to help build the common good, that we don't have ulterior motives."