As Jesuit chaplain retires, House of Representatives picks first female chaplain

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced that Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben would replace Fr. Pat Conroy, who has served as the 60th House chaplain since 2011.

In final push to limit asylum, Trump administration cites public health concerns

The final rule "will bar from asylum and withholding of removal certain applicants who may have come in contact with COVID-19," said the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) in a statement voicing opposition. The decision is "punishing vulnerable people for a public health crisis," the organization said.


TPS beneficiaries from seven countries to receive extension

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that seven countries will receive an extension for its citizens to remain in the U.S. under the Temporary Protected Status program.

U.S. Catholics weigh in with mixed reaction on Biden win

The bishop of the Delaware Catholic diocese where Joe Biden has worshipped for decades offered congratulations and his hopes that voters heed the Gospel's call for unity.