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.
CTSA 2016: Catholic Theological Society of America's annual conference started June 9 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The conference theme's seems to fit the island’s economic woes.
Distinctly Catholic: The legislation to help Puerto Rico is not perfect, but members on both side of the aisle should support it because doing nothing would be catastrophic.
A federal district court ruled the U.S. Supreme Court's Obergefell v. Hodges decision that approved same-sex marriages did not apply to Puerto Rico.