• Bishop says this movement can help heal America’s wounds

    • May 24, 2016

    Could the Focolare, a movement founded by Italian laywoman Chiara Lubich amid the rubble of the Second World War, with the founding idea of the unity of the human family, help a deeply-divided American Church resist polarization and acrimony?

  • Brooklyn Catholic bishop takes indirect swipe at Trump

    Brooklyn Catholic bishop takes indirect swipe at Trump

    • May 23, 2016

    NEW YORK — The bishop of Brooklyn, one of the largest and most diverse dioceses in the U.S., is defending immigrants in a powerful essay that — without mentioning names — seems to take aim at Donald Trump and his supporters by ripping the “racist and xenophobic tendencies” in society

  • Dominicans aim to create U.S. version of Camino de Santiago

    • May 21, 2016

    NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — The idea of making a walking pilgrimage in the United States took root about four years ago when Dominican Fathers Francis Orozco and Thomas Schaefgen were studying together for the priesthood. They saw the movie, “The Way,” featuring Martin Sheen, who portrayed a father honoring his