Friday, March 8, 2019025A popular Catholic-administered respite center for migrants run by Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley in the Brownsville Diocese, has found a new location.
Monday, July 2, 2018076The bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States have for weeks expressed outrage and condemned the government's recent practice of separating children from a parent or a family member if they're caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without legal documentation. On July 1, led by the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017049Calling the mass shooting in a Texas Baptist church Nov. 5 an "act of senseless violence," Pope Francis asked the local Catholic archbishop to convey his condolences to the families of the victims and to the injured.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014056On July 1, Catholic Charities of Dallas joined a number of churches, government officials and non-profit organizations in a discussion on how to respond to the influx of undocumented minors across the Texas border.
In a statement released Feb. 27, Texas Catholic Bishops expressed disappointment at the decision by the Federal District Court in San Antonio to strike down the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage that voters approved in 2005.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013014In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has left intact a Texas law requiring abortion practitioners to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their abortion clinic. The law also bans abortions after 20 weeks, except in cases where the mother's health is in danger.