- Feb 21, 2020
Students use their vacation time to do service projects in Puerto Rico which is still recovering from Hurricane Maria in 2017.
The call for missionary discipleship that has been at the heart of the new evangelization in Latin America and the Caribbean left its mark in the final document of the Synod of Bishops, a Puerto Rican bishop said.
The opportunity cost of the current sex abuse scandal can be measured in the U.S. bishops’ silence on two important political fights.
Puerto Rico has now revised the official death toll from Hurricane Maria.
Puerto Rico’s Archdiocese of San Juan filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after officials embargoed $4.7 million from its accounts following a lawsuit filed by retired Catholic school teachers seeking their pensions.
Nearly a year ago, Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a category 4 storm, and afterward 11-year-old Marco Lebron’s first thought was about the monks who teach at his school, Benedictine-run San Antonio Abad School and Abbey in Humacao.