Bishop Robert Brennan is leading a contingent of pilgrims from the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
The focus is on "supporting our people and letting them stand in dignity to start a new life...rebuilding the heart and soul" is the bigger challenge.
Sister Briana Santiago, a member of the Apostles of the Interior Life from San Antonio, and Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes of Mexico City arrive for a news conference to discuss the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and...
The magnitude 6.4 quake struck the island July 29, killing at least 16 people, injuring 355 others and forcing more than 5,100 people from their homes.
The bishops said July 20 would be a day of prayer and fasting "as an act of atonement for the profanation carried out in recent months against God."
Catholic Relief Services is accepting donations for emergency relief.
"Abortion was wrong yesterday. It remains wrong today. The constitution has changed, but the facts have not."
"We must truly pray to the Spirit to change our hearts to better understand his will and to give us the strength to continue to work for justice and peace."
'What manner of insanity and sadism will make some people open fire on priests celebrating Mass in the house of God? '
Retired Rockville Centre Bishop William Murphy is part of the delegation.