GRAPEVINE, Texas (RNS) — The four-day bilingual gathering was called a 'crucial turning point for the Catholic Church in America' as the U.S. bishops discerned ways to better respond to its coming Latino majority.
NEW YORK (RNS) — St. Finbar Catholic Church in Brooklyn's Bensonhurst neighborhood is part of a larger national trend: The share of U.S. Catholics who are Hispanic has increased by 5 percentage points since 2007 to 34 percent and is expected to continue growing.
RALEIGH (RNS) — The appointment of a Colombian native to lead the Diocese of Raleigh is another indication of the growth in the number of Hispanic Catholics in the U.S., who now make up about 40 percent of Catholics in the nation.
(RNS) He's not their dream candidate, but they prefer him to Hillary Clinton.
OAKLAND, Calif. (RNS) Catholic churches on the West Coast are vibrant and very different -- but that's something the pope will not see on his East Coast-only visit.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The findings dovetail previous studies that showed black and Hispanic cancer patients were more likely than whites to want to extend their lives through aggressive end-of-life care.