Friars and nuns from Brazil bring food, prayer to LA's Skid Row

The Field Hospital: Friars and Sisters of the Poor Jesus hope that food and bottled water will be the first step in lifting the city's growing homeless population out of poverty.

Shrine to Vietnamese Lady of La Vang rises in Southern California

A group of Vietnamese-American Catholics in Orange County, California, home to the largest Vietnamese Catholic community outside Vietnam, are leading the development of the United States' first major stand-alone shrine to Our Lady of La Vang.