- Apr 21, 2021
In his first news conference as president, President Joe Biden said his administration was working with officials in Mexico to take in families who had been turned away. They would not be allowed into the U.S.
Two U.S. bishops’ committee chairmen and the head of Catholics Relief Services asked the Biden administration Feb. 10 to grant Temporary Protected Status for 18 months to foreign nationals from Central America in the United States and to provide aid to their hurricane-ravaged countries.
Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga of Honduras, who leads the council of cardinals that advises Pope Francis in the reform of the Catholic Church’s central government, was hospitalized after presenting COVID-19 symptoms.
Catholics groups are calling on the Mexican government to investigate a possible massacre of migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border.
ROSARIO, Argentina — When history books look back on how the Catholic Church experienced Christmas 2020, no matter where that history is written, inevitably the COVID-19 pandemic will loom large. In Rome and around the world, bishops and other Catholic leaders called for vaccines to be made available to poor
As Latin America enters the Christmas season, Church leaders are urging reconciliation and solidarity as the region suffers through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Honduran priests say the church is overwhelmed trying to provide humanitarian relief to victims of Hurricane Iota, barely two weeks after Hurricane Eta devastated the region.
Hurricane Iota struck Nicaragua 15 miles south of where Hurricane Eta hit the Central American country just two weeks earlier, and early reports were of disastrous situations.