Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop David G. O’Connell was committed to ‘the ordinary person, not the rich Catholic,’ said Linda Dakin-Grimm, an immigration attorney who worked with the bishop. His death is being investigated as a homicide.
A recent study from the international humanitarian agency Catholic Relief Services (CRS) found that American Catholics were more likely to express that climate change is a shared responsibility than their non-Catholic counterparts.
California is now among the U.S. states that have legalized the process of converting bodies into soil, a procedure the Catholic Church said fails to show 'respect for the body of the deceased.'
Following the imprisonment of the leader of La Luz Del Mundo, a Christian denomination in Mexico, for sexual abuse, denominational leadership reiterated its support for Naasón Joaquín García.
Out of the more than 10,000 men and women recognized as saints—which includes 11 Americans and a total of 899 that have been canonized by Pope Francis—none are African Americans.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, who has advised Catholics to get the vaccine against Covid-19, revealed this week that he has not yet been vaccinated himself and offered explanations that may confuse the issue for some of his flock.
Revs. Brian Strassburger and Louie Hotop have started a podcast documenting their ministry in the Rio Grande Valley along the U.S.-Mexico border. The aim of the podcast is to explore immigration through a lens of Catholic social teaching.
Reports of church vandalism and anti-Catholic hate crimes are on the rise. The U.S. bishops are looking for an explanation.
Since July 2020, the U.S.C.C.B. has tracked more than 105 incidents of vandalism of Catholic sites in the U.S., including arson, graffiti and defaced statues.
Students and alumni at Loyola Marymount University are railing against a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood that a student group is hosting on Friday, Nov. 5.
The Pew Research Center found that 82 percent of Catholic adults said they were at least partially vaccinated as of August—including 86 percent of Latino Catholics and 79 percent of white Catholics.