US Bishops Apologize For Native Americans’ ‘History Of Trauma’

US Catholic bishops on Friday formally apologized for contributing to the “history of trauma” experienced by Native Americans at church-run Indian boarding schools. “The Church recognizes that it has played a part in traumas experienced by Native children,” the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which shapes church policy in the United States, said in a … Read more

Vatican Renews China Deal Allowing Beijing To Choose Bishops

The Vatican said Saturday it had renewed a secretive 2018 deal with Beijing allowing China to choose bishops on the mainland and then have Rome approve them. It said the deal had, as widely expected, been renewed for two years. “After appropriate consultation and assessment, the Holy See and the People’s Republic of China have … Read more