Four-day convocation in Orlando called 'a journey' for U.S. church

ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) – Theirs was a monumental responsibility: shepherding lay leaders, cardinals, archbishops, bishops, religious, deacons, musicians, event staff, and a legion of volunteers at the historic "Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America" July 1-4 in Orlando.

Bishops, Catholic groups worry about consequences of partial travel ban

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration said the country's Catholic bishops are "deeply concerned" about the consequences of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow a partial ban on foreign nationals as it reviews the constitutionality of a wider ban.

The old still have a lot to offer young people, Pope Francis says

On Tuesday Pope Francis said that the older generation should not stop striving in their spiritual lives, but that God calls them to be spiritual ‘grandparents’ to young people, who can learn from their experiences.