A chapter in the life of the Irish church is coming to an end, and the primate of All Ireland said believes that "if we are open to listening to what the Holy Spirit is saying," something new will begin, though it will be much smaller.
Worcester Bishop Robert J. McManus has informed Nativity School of Worcester that it may no longer identify itself as a Catholic school following months of private and public discussion on the flying of Black Lives Matter and gay pride flags outside the school.
When schools close for the summer, their websites and Facebook pages often get pretty quiet too. That's not the case for Sacred Heart Catholic School in Uvalde, Texas, established in 1913 by the Teresian Sisters.
Standing outside the U.S. Capitol pleading with lawmakers to grant her and her peers a path toward citizenship is not how Zuleyma Barajas pictured her life 10 years after she was granted a temporary solution to remain in the U.S.
Twenty countries from the Americas, including the United States, signed a declaration June 10, the last day of the troubled Summit of the Americas, committing to help and protect "all migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, and stateless persons, regardless of their migratory status."