Mexican parishes pitch in to help Central American caravan heading north

Members of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in this southern Mexican city rose early Oct. 24 to feed but a fraction of the Central American migrants traveling in a caravan, which is trying to traverse Mexico and reach the United States border.

El Salvador celebrates its first saint, whose legacy continues

Near the end of his homily at a Mass just prior to St. Oscar Romero's canonization, Jesuit Fr. Jose Maria Tojeira yelled to the crowd outside the Metropolitan Cathedral: "Viva Monsenor Romero!" [Long live Bishop Romero!]

Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

Following a 15-hour debate, the Argentine Senate voted 38-31 against a bill that would have decriminalized abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Seeking Refuge: For Hondurans, staying home is more perilous than taking the migrant path

Global Sisters Report: Honduras ranks as the sixth most unequal country in the world. Under tougher U.S. policies, gang violence will no longer qualify for asylum claims. And deportees are arriving back in Honduras in massive numbers.