Pope’s U.S. representative reminds bishops to reach those on the margins
June 16, 2017 | posted by Catholic News Agency
Pope Francis’ representative to the United States encouraged the nation’s bishops this week to promote solidarity and listen to those on the margins of society.Learn More
USCCB Working Group on Immigration presents update during bishops’ assembly
June 15, 2017 | posted by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The chairmen of the U.S. Bishops’ Working Group on Immigration, and the Committee on Migration, presented an oral report to the full body of bishops on the work done to advance collaboration in developing spiritual, pastoral and policy advocacy support for refugees and immigrants. The presentation took place at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Spring General Assembly in Indianapolis, June 14.
In latest meetings, cardinal advisors continue forward with reform
June 14, 2017 | posted by Catholic News Agency
Pope Francis and the Council of Cardinals held their 20th round of meetings in Rome this week, continuing their work on reform of the Roman Curia, including the discussion of ways the Curia can better serve the local churches.
In first World Day for the Poor message, Pope Francis stresses personal encounter
June 13, 2017 | posted by Catholic News Agency
In his message for the first World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis said that the suffering and broken bodies of the poor are where we encounter the body of Christ – and to know Christ we must know the poor.