Fearing threat, Pittsburgh church cancels summertime parish festival

A church in the Diocese of Pittsburgh announced Aug. 13 it was canceling a popular summer event, its parish festival, after receiving what it called "a disturbing message."

Those on path to legal immigration who use public funds face a roadblock

The Trump administration announced Aug. 12 a plan to deny permanent legal immigration status for those who use public funds such as food stamps or public housing.

With Venezuela in a free fall, its bishops call out the government

Bishops in Venezuela recently called out the government in a letter written by the bishops' conference after the group's July 2019 gathering. 

El Paso bishop meets with victims, family members of Texas mass shooting

"Once again in our nation we see the face of evil," Bishop Mark Seitz said. "... We see the effects of the sinful and insipid conviction that some of us are better than others of us because of race, religion, language or nationality."