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IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By Rhina Guidos SAN JUAN, Texas (CNS) — In less than 48 hours, a group of Catholic bishops saw the faces of triumph and relief from migrants who had been recently released by immigration authorities, but ended their two-day journey to the border with a more

IMAGE: CNS photo/courtesy ACBC By MELBOURNE, Australia (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli as the ninth leader of the Archdiocese of Melbourne. The announcement came late June 29 in Melbourne. Archbishop Comensoli, 54, the bishop of Broken Bay, Australia, since 2014, succeeds Archbishop Denis Hart, 77,

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A new document driven by a fresh approach taken by the official Anglican-Roman Catholic dialogue commission reflects a major development in ecumenism where difference is not cause for suspicion or reproach, but is used as an enriching opportunity for

IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By Rhina Guidos MCALLEN, Texas (CNS) — Some had been on the road for weeks, others for days, and some entered looking haggard and sunburned with little more than the clothes they were wearing, some holding the hands of their children as a group of Catholic bishops joined

IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By Rhina Guidos MCALLEN, Texas (CNS) — The bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States have for weeks expressed outrage and condemned the government’s recent practice of separating children from a parent or a family member if they’re caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without legal documentation.

By Rhina Guidos MCALLEN, Texas (CNS) — The bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States have for weeks expressed outrage and condemned the government’s recent practice of separating children from a parent or a family member if they’re caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without legal documentation. On July 1, led

IMAGE: CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — “That’s a wrap” could have been said late morning June 27 at the U.S. Supreme Court after the court issued its last two decisions of the term. Except that it was not a wrap by a long shot. Just a

By WASHINGTON (CNS) — The 15th annual report on the implementation of the U.S. bishops’ “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” shows a decrease in allegations of clergy sex abuse from the two previous years but also indicates the need for continued vigilance since charges were raised

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — God wants his disciples to bring his mercy and love to everyone, everywhere on earth, which means it may cost them their “good name,” comfort and their life, Pope Francis said on the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul.

IMAGE: CNS photo/courtesy Kennedy King Memorial Initiative By Mark Pattison NEW YORK (CNS) — By all accounts, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, shot down June 5, 1968, as he ran for the Democratic presidential nomination, was the most devout Catholic among his siblings. A former altar boy who sometimes spoke of