Find ways to keep migrant families together, Vatican official says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Overly strict immigration laws do not discourage migration, and more must be done to keep migrant families together, a Vatican representative said.

Parish's nightly outdoor Bible study, Rosary walk now a beloved tradition

GREENVILLE, Texas (CNS) — For more than four years, parishioners of St. William Catholic Church in Greenville and some Catholics from far beyond Texas have gathered nightly for a 9 p.m. outdoor Bible study and Rosary procession honoring Our Lady of Fatima.

Death penalty is 'contrary to the Gospel,' pope says

VATICAN CITY — The death penalty, no matter how it is carried out, "is, in itself, contrary to the Gospel," Pope Francis said.