An oversight financial board filed paperwork May 3 to protect the U.S. territory from creditors, allowing Puerto Rico to begin to restructure its $72 billion debt.
Distinctly Catholic: A moratorium on lawsuits by Puerto Rico's creditors expires on Friday, April 28, so the time for action is now. Will Congress cave to hedge funds?
Three refugees, among them a Trump supporter, and a border diocese bishop were part of the March 20 panel discussion that explored immigration reform.
Distinctly Catholic: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has some clear choices: Will they follow Pope Francis' direction, or will the conference continue in cultural warrior mode?
According to the Puerto Rico Health Department, this year the island has had 10,690 confirmed cases of Zika, including 1,035 pregnant women.
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A Mass offered for Puerto Rican victims of the Orlando mass shooting was interrupted when local police entered a cathedral to investigate the possibility of a bomb inside.
CTSA 2016: Orlando Espin is the founder of the Center for the Study of Latino/a Catholicism and founder of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States.
San Juan, Puerto Rico -- During coffee breaks and in between sessions at the annual Catholic Theological Society of America conference, sales are brisk at the dozen publishing houses in the conference exhibit area.
CTSA 2016: Feminist theologian Elizabeth Johnson challenged fellow theologians "to do something," echoing the words of the namesake of the award she received June 9.