Pope recognizes martyrdom of Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States.

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.