Citing COVID-19 threat, Texas governor halts transportation of migrants

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued the order after a family staying at a shelter run by Sr. Norma Pimentel's Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley went to a fast-food place after testing positive for COVID-19.

Desperation in Honduras fuels migration northward, US visitors learn

The trip to Honduras showcased some of the factors driving migration in recent years, including violence, poverty and a loss of hope in Honduras because of poor governance and corruption.

Nearly 3,700 women religious urge Senate to pass For the People Act

"As Catholic women religious, we see and affirm the dignity of every person," stated the letter.

Braz de Aviz urges religious to join local preparation for Synod of Bishops

"To ensure that the synodal church is not a mirage, but rather a dream to be realized, it is necessary to dream together, to pray together and to work together," Cardinal João Braz de Aviz said.