Catholic leaders thank Rodney Reed supporters, pray for justice

Five days before his scheduled execution, death-row inmate Rodney Reed was granted an indefinite stay of his execution. 

Pastoral against racism is starting conversations, healing, bishops told

One year after the U.S. bishops approved their pastoral letter against racism, the document is hardly just sitting on a shelf but is the basis for listening sessions in dioceses around the country and is an educational tool for individuals, schools and parishes, the bishops were told Nov. 13.

In final presidential address, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow bishops that it has been "an honor to serve you, even in the difficult times."

Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the church

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles did not just bemoan the fact many young people are leaving the Catholic Church. He said church leaders need to make it a priority to bring them back.