'Poor People's Campaign' eyes low-income voters in 13 states

A coalition of activists, unions, and religious leaders inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s last organizing effort said Aug. 11 new data suggest low-income voters in key states could swing some U.S. Senate races. 

New Mexico diocese to let small number of people attend Mass

A Roman Catholic diocese in New Mexico announced April 15 it will reopen churches and allow a small number of people to attend public celebrations of Mass in what could be the first move to alter a diocese-declared ban on public services in the U.S.

Hispanic Catholics asked to skip healing sites amid outbreak

For years, Orlando Marquez and his family made the pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayó, a Catholic sanctuary located in northern New Mexico and known as the "Lourdes of America." Healing sand from its "el pocito" possesses the power to cure illness and fight cancer, devotees believe.

Archdiocese of Santa Fe releases names of accused priests

After years of criticism, the Archdiocese of Santa Fe has released the names of 74 priests and religious leaders who were accused or later found guilty of sexually abusing children.