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March 30, 2017
Archbishop Jose? Go?mez of Los Angeles at a press briefing at the Vatican Oct. 22, 2015. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

.- In recent months, national debates over immigration and deportation have reached a fever pitch in the wake of President Trump's election.

Albrecht von Boeselager, who was recently reinstated as Grand Chancellor of the Knights of Malta. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

.- After what has been a tumultuous few months for the Order of Malta, Grand Chancellor Albrecht von Boeselager has opened up about the process of reform and the work they are currently doing to help migrants, refugees and those displaced by war and poverty.

TOP HEADLINES
.- A pregnant woman who found her faith in a Spanish prison, refused to give up the name of her Christian catechist to her persecutors, and died for lack of medical care was beatified on Saturday.
.- Pope Francis issued a message ahead of the 2018 World Meeting of Families (WMOF), saying couples and families should root their relationships in the love of God, which then propels them to joyfully share it with others.
.- In one Irish diocese, the number of active priests may halve in fewer than 15 years. As a result, Bishop Francis Duffy of Ardagh and Clonmacnois has aimed to prepare his flock to take on more active roles.
.- Political unrest and uncertainty about the future have grown in the Democratic Republic of Congo, following the Catholic bishops’ withdrawal from mediation talks aimed to resolve national political tensions.