Marcos Gonzalez Villalba, the Shreveport diocese's first diocesan Hispanic youth and young adult coordinator, has been helping parishes reach out to young Latinos and provide groups for them.
The Peace Pulpit: "There are millions and millions of people who have been driven from their homes by violence. ... They need to be welcomed, to be taken in."
The Field Hospital: Community in Oakland diocese says goodbye to Fr. Don MacKinnon, " 'Kunpah,' father to us all, speaker for us all, speaker of the clan."
The Field Hospital: Sts. Clare and Francis is part of the Ecumenical Catholic Union; Mother Teresa relics in Chicago; In Montreal, priests forbidden from being alone with children
The Peace Pulpit: "It's Jesus who is showing us the way to love even our enemy, to do good to those who hurt us."
The Field Hospital: Bishop John Doerfler’s initiative aims for chants at Mass and approved hymnal in all parishes by 2020.
At a memorial Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he didn't believe America was as divided as sometimes portrayed, but struggles to understand the plight of others.
The Field Hospital: William Donohue responds to Philadelphia mayor's critique of Archbishop Chaput; Stewardship prayer emphasizes lay and clerical alike; Kansas City prays for healing from sex abuse
As the U.S. church has shown an increasing presence of Spanish-speaking Catholics, so will the thousands traveling to 2016 edition of World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland.
"Why do we need the church? Why should we even look to the church to end racism when we can find other, better spaces to do that?"