• Diocese slams bulletin insert saying voting Democratic risks Hell

    Diocese slams bulletin insert saying voting Democratic risks Hell

    • Nov 3, 2016

    A newsletter from a San Diego Catholic church that doubles as an election polling site has warned parishioners that they risk going to hell if they vote for Democrats, but the diocese said Wednesday that the messages don’t reflect Catholic teaching and are inappropriate.

  • Dioceses on US/Mexico border to hold Mass for migrants

    Dioceses on US/Mexico border to hold Mass for migrants

    • Nov 3, 2016

    The dioceses of El Paso, Las Cruces, and Ciudad Juarez are slated Saturday to celebrate Mass at a Rio Grande levee and call for immigrant rights, expressing the idea that “A border doesn’t have to be a place of threat … It can also be a place of encounter.”

  • New child abuse suits filed against Church in Guam

    New child abuse suits filed against Church in Guam

    • Nov 1, 2016

    A lawyer for four former altar boys has filed a new civil lawsuit against the Catholic Church in Guam, Archbishop Anthony Apuron and Father Louis Brouillard over child sexual abuse. Guam passed a law in September lifting the statute of limitations for civil lawsuits in child molestation cases, and Catholic officials on the island have warned that settlements costs arising from the measure could cause the closure.