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Archbishop asks church to be in solidarity with migrants who died in truck

The archbishop of San Antonio offered prayers for dozens of people found dead as well as more than a dozen survivors discovered June 27 in sweltering conditions in a semitruck.

Pope to send Cardinal Parolin to Congo, South Sudan

Although he postponed his own trip to Congo and South Sudan, Pope Francis has asked Cardinal Pietro Parolin, his secretary of state, to visit the two countries July 1-8.

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This Pride Month, Catholic Church shows clear, if subtle, shifts toward LGBTQ welcome

From welcoming transgender women at the Vatican to promoting LGBTQ outreach around the world, some advocates say Pope Francis has created a space for inclusion without fear.

Speakers: 'Embracing historical memory' strengthens church ministries today

Finding healing and exploring ways to work more effectively with diverse communities was the focus of the general session on the second day of the "Alive in Christ: Young, Diverse, Prophetic Voices Journeying Together," a multicultural national gathering of Catholic ministry leaders.

Mine can be built on Apache sacred site, Oak Flat, federal appeals court rules

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the government can proceed with the transfer of Oak Flat to a private venture that's planning an underground copper mine. The Apache Stronghold coalition said they will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Vatican's pro-life chief: After Roe, Catholics must also fight for gun control

While Pope Francis has clearly condemned abortion, the Vatican has repeatedly pushed for a pro-life message that extends to life-related issues beyond ending abortion, which has been a focus for the American church.

Miami chaplains, clergy remember Surfside building collapse a year later

SURFSIDE, Fla. (CNS) — A few vivid memories of the 2021 Surfside building collapse remain...

Archbishop, Ukrainian president call missile strikes on mall terrorist act

LVIV, Ukraine (CNS) — Russian missile strikes on a Ukrainian mall with about 1,000 civilians...

Archbishop asks church to be in solidarity with migrants who died in truck

SAN ANTONIO (CNS) — The archbishop of San Antonio offered prayers for 46 people found...