U.S., Mexico Catholic bishops meet to renew their 'Alta-Baja' friendship

Three archbishops and nine bishops representing at least 13 million Catholics from Sacramento to the Mexican coastal city of Ensenada have resurrected their "Alta-Baja" friendship.

Catholic officials report on health of schools, outline steps for growth

The health of the nation's Catholic schools is mixed, leaders announced, noting that they served nearly 24,000 fewer students than last year although 14 new schools opened across the country.