The U.S. bishops in a pastoral reflection released March 22 called all Catholics to do what each of them can "to accompany migrants and refugees who seek a better life in the United States."
Some 5 million people in South Sudan—half of its total population—are on the brink of starvation and a quarter of a million children are already severely malnourished, a representative from the U.S. bishops' Catholic Relief Services said.
Young men and women can live a true experience of the church by joining together and reconnecting with the past, Pope Francis told Catholic young people.
Czech Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, who washed windows and ministered underground during communism, died of cancer March 18 in Prague at the age of 84.
Meeting Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Pope Francis asked God's forgiveness for the failures of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwanda genocide and for the hatred and violence perpetrated by some priests and religious.
Hear confession every time someone asks, Pope Francis said, and don't ever put limited hours on the sacrament of reconciliation.
A few hours after urging priests to be generously available for the sacrament of penance, Pope Francis went to confession, then offered the sacrament to seven Catholics.
The Indian bishops' labor office has created an online system to register migrant workers, promote safe migration and help them in emergencies, reported ucanews.com.
The residents of La Legua, Santiago's most notorious community, are never sure when the gunfights will begin.
Thousands of Catholics asked President Donald Trump to honor the Paris climate agreement, continue U.S. contributions to the Green Climate Fund and implement the Clean Power Plan governing power plant emissions.