Archive of May 8, 2018

Why some parishes are offering IDs to undocumented Texans

May 8, 2018 - 05:09 pm .- For undocumented immigrants in Texas, something as simple as a routine traffic stop could mean arrest and deportation.

NM Supreme Court reconsiders textbook funding for private schools

May 8, 2018 - 04:54 pm .- A 2017 U.S. Supreme Court decision has given new life to New Mexico backers of state funding for private school textbooks, as their case returns to the state Supreme Court.

Analysis: Will Mass in a Sardinian dialect begin a trend for ‘regional languages?’

May 8, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- Will a Mass celebrated in an Italian dialect pave the way for translation of the Roman Missal into regional dialects?  

March for Life UK draws thousands to London

May 8, 2018 - 03:16 pm .- A Scottish bishop addressed the March for Life UK on Saturday, challenging pro-lifers to be courageous in sharing their witness.

Bishop confirms 15 inmates at Mexican prison visited by Pope Francis

May 8, 2018 - 01:55 pm .- Bishop José Guadalupe Torres Campos of Ciudad Juárez, in Chihuahua state, Mexico, conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation on 15 inmates at the prison that Pope Francis visited in 2016.

New statutes for Vatican laity, family, life office cement links with JPII Institute

May 8, 2018 - 11:15 am .- The Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life published updated statutes Tuesday, reconfirming their connection with the re-formed Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute, established by Pope Francis in September 2017.

Wisconsin diocese to launch new parish for Hmong Catholics

May 8, 2018 - 02:41 am .- A special quasi-parish for Catholics of Hmong background will be established in the Wisconsin Diocese of La Crosse, its local bishop announced.