Hispanic Catholics - Latest News
Sep 23, 2018 - 11:28 am .- Most of the delegates attending the National V Encuentro conference arrived by plane, or by car if they lived locally enough.
Sep 23, 2018 - 11:15 am .- At the final Mass of the National V Encuentro gathering, Archbishop Jose Gomez encouraged Hispanic and Latino Catholics to go out into the world and be missionary disciples for the Church, like the many holy lay people before them.
Sep 22, 2018 - 11:39 am .- The Hispanic community in the United States produces many fruits, but must be careful to water the roots, Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, New Mexico, warned the crowd at V Encuentro.
Sep 21, 2018 - 05:07 pm .- Pope Francis welcomed thousands of representatives gathered in Texas this week for the Fifth Encuentro, a national meeting of Hispanic-background Catholics aimed at encounter and leadership.
Sep 21, 2018 - 10:57 am .- A missionary disciple is one who has encountered Christ personally and is then able to bring him to others, Archbishop Christophe Pierre said Thursday at the National V Encuentro.  
Sep 20, 2018 - 03:01 am .- As many as 3,000 Catholics of Hispanic background are expected in Texas this week for the National V Encuentro, a culmination of four years of listening to and empowering Catholics of Hispanic background throughout the U.S.
Aug 10, 2018 - 12:27 am .- In the thick of the Bible Belt, the famously evangelical Protestant region in the southeastern United States, some Catholic Masses are filling to standing-room only.
May 1, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- In 2015, the average American Catholic was a middle-aged white woman married to a Catholic spouse, according to sociologists researching Catholic demographics.
Nov 15, 2016 - 01:01 pm .- In a video message sent to the US bishops' plenary meeting on Tuesday, Pope Francis urged them to continue reaching out to immigrants, especially commending the upcoming fifth national “Encuentro” on Hispanic/Latino ministry.
Sep 26, 2015 - 01:45 pm .- Pope Francis met with the Hispanic community and other immigrants at Philadelphia's Independence Hall, where the United States Declaration of Independence and Constitution debated and adopted, this afternoon. Please find below the full text of his address:
Jun 17, 2014 - 04:02 pm .- A national gathering of Hispanic Catholic priests in Houston aims to build community and affirm their role as “bridges” between the Hispanic and non-Hispanic faithful, one leading priest has said.
May 28, 2014 - 04:01 pm .- A young Nigerian priest who serves the Hispanic community in California says he received his vocation in his mother's womb.
May 9, 2014 - 04:01 am .- A new report finds many signs of vitality in Hispanic Catholic ministry in the U.S., but recommends immediate action and more youth outreach to meet Hispanics’ growing needs and to counter secularization.
Jun 3, 2013 - 05:28 pm .- Current threats to religious freedom in the United States demand that people of faith speak out in defense of their fundamental rights, said Rev. Samuel Rodriguez.
Sep 20, 2012 - 02:29 am .- As new statistics show the accelerated growth of the Hispanic population in many areas of the country, the U.S. bishops’ conference has launched a Spanish-language Facebook page.