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En Washington, católicos latinoamericanos se preparan para nueva época

En Washington, un grupo de alrededor de 100 hombres y mujeres católicos, directores de organizaciones católicas, ministros laicos, religiosas y obispos, se reunieron a fines de julio para definir su papel y el de sus iglesias locales en América Latina en sus respectivos países durante un periodo de transición pospandemia.

In Washington, Latin American Catholics find tools for 'new epoch'

In Washington, a group of about 100 Catholic men and women -- directors of Catholic organizations, lay ministers, women religious and bishops -- gathered in late July to define their role and that of their local churches in Latin America as their respective countries transition into a post-pandemic period.

Biden continues construction along parts of border wall started by Trump

Some border residents and organizations are speaking out against the Biden administration after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security revealed plans to fill in gaps of a border wall to keep migrants out near Yuma, Arizona.

Francis, the comic strip

Francis, the comic strip: In a synodal church, you don't just sit around. It's for walking and movement.

Pope Francis' apology to Indigenous Canadians opened door to reconciliation

Colonialism, attempted cultural genocide and the specific evils of the boarding schools are facts of history. But Pope Francis modeled authentic attempts at reconciliation.

Links: Symbolism in pope's trip; a liberal Greek Orthodox archbishop; an important election in Arizona

In his roundup, Michael Sean Winters is watching the secretary of state election in Arizona and notes columns about the pope's trip to Canada and a liberal Greek Orthodox archbishop.  

Pax Christi celebrates 50 years of Catholic witness against the 'war machine'

Pax Christi USA, a branch of the international Catholic peace movement, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a conference Aug. 5-7 just outside Washington.

Bishop Gumbleton reflects on past, future of Pax Christi USA

Retired Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton has been a member of Pax Christi USA since the national Catholic peace movement's founding in 1972. As Pax Christi nears its 50th anniversary, he spoke to NCR about its impact.

Walking on water

Pencil Preaching for Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Group's report card shows many dioceses failing in financial transparency

Only 18 of the 176 dioceses got a grade of 60% or better -- what the Voice of the Faithful considered a passing grade when it released the report July 13.