Catholic aid groups decry court decision that allows deportations

Denver Newsroom, Sep 15, 2020 / 04:54 pm (CNA).- Catholic aid groups are expressing disappointment at a recent court decision that furthers the end of temporary protected status for immigrants from certain countries, saying that ending TPS will likely lead to the...

Catholic Bishops in California Launch Initiative to Tackle Racism

Daniel Ibañez California bishops during their Ad Limina visit to Rome in January 2020. The Sept. 9 meeting with Catholic members of the African American community occurred on the feast of St. Peter Claver as the first event of the year-long project. Read the Whole...

US Commission: Vatican-China Deal Should Focus on Religious Freedom

Kaliva Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses students in Moscow in 2013. Although text of the arrangement was not released to the public, it has been widely reported that the Chinese Communist Party was given an ability to weigh in on episcopal appointments for the...

Catholic bishops in California launch initiative to tackle racism

CNA Staff, Sep 15, 2020 / 02:21 pm (CNA).- The California bishops met Wednesday African American Catholic leaders to begin a year-long initiative meant better to understand and combat racism. The Sept. 9 meeting occurred on the feast of St. Peter Claver, which...

US Commission: Vatican-China deal should focus on religious freedom

CNA Staff, Sep 15, 2020 / 01:15 pm (CNA).- Religious freedom must be the result of any renewed Vatican agreement with China, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom emphasized on Tuesday, noting that underground Catholics in the country remained...