Immigration reform among priorities for new USCCB president

It will come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez that immigration reform is at the top of his priority list as the newly elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

As survivors find voice, church leaders wrestle with how to address issue

Pennsylvania survivors of clergy sex abuse spent the week after the release of the grand jury report finding their voice as bishops and priests in the state wrestled with how to address the growing scandal.

US bishops' communications shift focus from print to digital

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Department of Communications announced a restructuring that will shift the focus of its operation from a traditional print structure to a digital model.


National parks: Places of wonder, history, spiritual refuge

Eco Catholic: Within national parks, religious men and women often use nature's bounty as a backdrop for spiritual connection.