Black Catholic History Month called chance to learn, share rich history

CHARLESTON, S.C. (CNS) — Sister Roberta Fulton, principal of St. Martin de Porres School in Columbia, gets excited every year about National Black Catholic History Month.

Nation's leaders urged to 'engage in real debate' on curbing gun violence

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The nation's leaders "must engage in a real debate about needed measures to save lives and make our communities safer," said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee.

USCCB president, Texas bishops decry massive shooting at Texas Baptist church

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Catholic Church stands "in unity" with the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and the larger community after a shooting during Sunday services took the lives of at least 26 people and injured at least 20 others.