Bishops to elect officers, hear task force report, vote on action plan

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops will discuss ways to promote peace in U.S. communities torn apart by violence, vote on ways to implement priority areas for their conference approved last year and elect new leaders during their Nov. 14-16 fall general assembly in Baltimore.

When it comes to vocations, successful programs focus on the basics

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Finding candidates to consider joining the priesthood or religious life has never been easy.

Nuncio at border Mass prays for an end to barriers that separate people

NOGALES, Ariz. (CNS) — The apostolic nuncio to the United States celebrated Mass at the U.S.-Mexico border Oct. 23 offering prayers to break down the barriers that separate people.