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What You Will Hear in Your Sunday Sermon:  Pass Immigration Reform NOW

Today’s Sunday sermon across pulpits in the United States will focus on the issue of comprehensive immigration reform. The Catholic Church through it’s U.S. Conference on Catholic Bishops is making its support for immigration reform known through its thousands of U.S. churches. continue reading »

Pope Francis’ Manuscript on ‘Mission of Church’ Revealed to Cuban Cardinal

Cuba's Catholic prelate, Jaime Ortega, made public in Havana a manuscript with remarks made by Jorge Bergoglio about the mission of the church in a session before the conclave that elected him pope. continue reading »

Pope Benedict XVI Says Good-Bye to the Public

Amongst throngs of supporters and devotees, Pope Benedict XVI bid farewell, holding his last public audience at the Vatican. The first pontiff to retire from office in 600 years will official step down tomorrow. continue reading »

Catholic Churches Urging Followers to Contact Members of Congress on Immigration Reform

Catholic Church through its Conference of Bishops are urging their followers to contact their Congressmen, Senator to support comprehensive immigration reform and focus on needs of the poor. continue reading »

Archbishop Jose Gomez Speaks Out on Immigration

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration, welcomed principles set forth by a group of eight U.S. Senators as a blueprint for reform the country’s immigration system. continue reading »

Pope’s Christmas Message:  Let Us Not Lose Hope for Peace

Pope Benedict XVI urged people in his Christmas Message on Tuesday to not lose hope that there will be peace in the world, saying that the birth of Christ "is a flowering of new life for all humanity." continue reading »

HS-News Wishes Our Readers a Very Happy Easter!

As a celebration, HS-News brings you photos of how Catholics around the world celebrate this day. continue reading »

Papal Trip to Cuba and Mexico Under Consideration for Spring 2012

Replying to questions raised by journalists, Holy See Press Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. has announced that Benedict XVI is studying the possibility continue reading »

Latino Leaders to Make Voice Heard at Vatican City

As Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off in the United States, U.S. Catholic Latino leaders will complete a major step in achieving more open communication with the Vatican. continue reading »

Weekly Special: Forgiveness for Abortion Being Dispensed by the Pope Himself in Spain

When Pope Benedict arrives in Madrid this week for World Youth Day he will not only be bringing his blessings but forgiveness for any woman who confesses to having an abortion and a welcome back mat to the Catholic church. continue reading »

Quinceañera – A Young Girl Takes her First Steps into Womanhood

Under the wooden rafters of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Greeneville, Tenn., a young girl walks slowly up the aisle on the way to her womanhood. She is flanked by her mother and stepfather, and she follows a procession of young ladies in slim red dresses and gentlemen in white Navy officer’s uniforms continue reading »

Catholic Constituents to Boehner: Follow Your Faith

The purpose of an elected official in a democracy is to represent the voice of his or her constituents. Today, Catholics from Representative John Boehner’s district in Ohio have let their voices be heard loud and clear, urging him as he works to solve the nation’s debt crisis to “seek a compromise that reflects the Catholic values of solidarity with the most vulnerable.” continue reading »

Hispanics Expected to Bolster U.S. Pro-Life Efforts

U.S. priests are looking to Hispanics to bolster their pro-life efforts seeing a commonality of values to those that trace their roots to Latin America. continue reading »

On Palm Sunday Pope Addresses Violence in Colombia

At the end of the celebration of the solemnity of Palm Sunday and the Lord's Passion, the Holy Father prayed the Angelus with the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square continue reading »

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez Perspective on Immigration Debate & ‘Humanitarian Crisis’

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez recently addressed the Catholic University of America and spoke about the Catholic approach to the issue of U.S.-Mexico migration. continue reading »

U.S. Conference of Bishop Launches Major Spanish Language Initiative to Support Marriage

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced the launch of a major Spanish-language media initiative in support of marriage and the family. continue reading »

New Website Portal for the Archdiocese of Mexico

Four years after its creation, the Information System website of the Archdiocese of Mexico (SIAME) has modernised its portal for the benefit of visitors, because every day the number of users was increasing, both in Mexico and abroad. continue reading »

Bible is Translated into K’iché, Most Popular of Mayan Languages Spoken

During the study of the post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Verbum Domini, Bishop Julio Cabrera, presented the recent publication of the Bible translated into K'iché, continue reading »

Hispanic Catholic Priest Commits Suicide in Border City Parish

A Catholic priest was found dead, victim of an apparent suicide according to the police report. Agents were called to Barnard Road and Los Ebanos Boulevard in Brownsville, Texas continue reading »

Hispanic Catholic Leader Reminds Everyone Christ was an Immigrant

Archbishop Jose Lopez, head of the U.S. bishops committee and migration and leader in the Los Angeles Catholic Church is reminding everyone that Christ was an immigrant. continue reading »