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Bishop James Wall of Gallup greets parishioners following Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Gallup.

Bishop Wall encourages COVID-19 vaccination, while opposing state mandates

Aug 18, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Bishop James Wall of Gallup, New Mexico released a letter Wednesday reiterating that COVID-19 vaccines can be taken by Catholics... Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup greets parishioners following Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Gallup.

Bishops plan response to Native American Catholics who 'want their voice heard'

Jun 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Native American ministry was an action item for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Thursday, as the relevant subcommittee... Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Las Cruces, N.M. Credit: Peter Potrowl via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Las Cruces diocese says abuse records disclosed voluntarily, despite New Mexico attorney general's claims

Jun 7, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

While New Mexico’s attorney general has taken credit for securing Catholic Church documents on sex abuse by clergy, saying they... Read more

The US Penitentiary at Terre Haute, where Lezmond Mitchell is scheduled to be executed Aug. 26.

Catholics plead for Navajo man on eve of scheduled execution

Aug 25, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Catholics are joining Native American leaders in calling for mercy for a Navajo man who is sentenced to die in... Read more

The US Penitentiary at Terre Haute, where Lezmond Mitchell is scheduled to be executed Aug. 26.

Catholics pray for Navajo man scheduled for federal execution

Aug 19, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Catholics are speaking out on behalf of a Native American man on federal death row, who is set to be... Read more

Volunteers deliver food baskets to New Mexico's Acoma pueblo from the "Knights of Columbus Covid-19 Relief Canteen", April 2020.

Knights of Columbus in New Mexico, Hawaii help Native people during coronavirus

Apr 15, 2020

By Mary Farrow

Native Americans have not fared well in pandemics and epidemics.  Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup greets parishioners after Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Gallup.

Bishop Wall: Pope Francis 'passionate about life' from conception to natural death

Feb 20, 2020

By Mary Farrow

After visiting with Pope Francis for two and a half hours during his region’s ad limina visit, Bishop James Wall... Read more

Sacred Heart Cathedral in Gallup, N.M.

Gallup diocese drops Zoom video conferencing app over abortion support

Nov 6, 2019

The Diocese of Gallup has chosen to stop using Zoom Video Communications for its internet meetings, citing the company's support... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Knights of Columbus announce groundbreaking of St. Kateri shrine

Aug 6, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Knights of Columbus will lead new initiatives to support Native Americans and First Nations people in the U.S. and... Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup says Mass ad orientem at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Bishop Wall introduces regular 'ad orientem' Mass at Gallup cathedral

Jul 23, 2019

Bishop James Wall of Gallup announced Monday that each Sunday a Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral will be said with... Read more

Pope Francis administers Confirmation during the Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, April 4, 20145.

Gallup diocese restores order of sacraments of initiation

Feb 12, 2019

Bishop James Wall of Gallup has announced in a pastoral letter the restoration of the order of the sacraments of... Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup receives the offerings at a Blue Mass for police and first responders in Cubero, NM.

Blue Mass in Gallup diocese honors police, first responders

May 7, 2016

Merrick Kohn proudly recalls the day he had the idea to honor police officers and first responders with a special... Read more

The 1972 Chevy Chevelle SS being raffled off to support the Diocese of Gallup's vocations office in the Sacred Heart Cathedral garage, c. Oct. 10, 2015. Photo courtesy of V8s for Vocations.

New Mexico priest, seminarians soup up car for vocations

Oct 28, 2015

By Mary Farrow

Father Matthew Keller has always been kind of a car guy.  Read more