Onetime Polish war refugee collects history so the world won't forget

Julek Plowy and his family were among 1,432 Poles who were resettled in Colonia Santa Rosa in Leon, Mexico, aided by the fledgling War Relief Services, which was started in 1943 by the National Catholic Welfare Council of the U.S. bishops in response to the human suffering wrought by war.

Bishops' pastoral letter on racism on track for November vote

A planned pastoral letter addressing racism is on schedule for a November vote by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Bishops adopt 'pastoral response' for Asian, Pacific Island Catholics

A new document focused on guiding the American church in addressing the pastoral needs of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics was approved by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during their annual spring assembly.

Bishops accept revised guidelines for health care partnerships

The process for considering key moral questions are more thoroughly examined in revised guidelines governing Catholic and non-Catholic health care partnerships adopted by the U.S. bishops.