Catholic Current – Week of December 15, 2022
On the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Bishop Mark Seitz, Chair of the Committee on Migration, issued a statement in solidarity with migrants and invited all people of faith to pray for those forced to move from their homes. Read the statement: On Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Reaffirms Church’s Solidarity with Immigrants. Pope Francis also celebrated Mass for the occasion on December 12, 2022. Watch the CNS video: Pope: Guadalupe's message of hope. Learn more about the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration: https://www.usccb.org/committees/migration
While praying on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis broke down while speaking of the suffering in Ukraine. Watch the CNS video: Pope weeps for Ukraine.
On Gaudete Sunday, Pope Francis prayed for the children of Ukraine. Watch the CNS Video Pope: May Christmas bring hope to Ukrainians.