Catholic college presidents pledge support for students with DACA status

WASHINGTON (CNS) – More than 70 presidents at Catholic colleges and universities have signed a statement pledging their support for students attending their schools who are legally protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

Hundreds mourn beloved homeless man at funeral for him at Catholic church

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- Thomas Myron Hooker lived the last 20 years of his life without a roof over his head, but his death proved he was hardly without a home.

Pope: Reflections on mercy may be over, but compassion must live on

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Year of Mercy and its series of papal reflections may be over, but compassion and acts of mercy must continue and become a part of everyone's daily lives, Pope Francis said.