Peter Tran is the assistant director of the Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, Arizona. He is a former editor of the Union of Catholic Asian News at the main editorial office in Bangkok. During his years as a Redemptorist, his ministry was extensively in the field of pastoral care for refugees and migrants in the United States and at the Vatican.

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Inspired by American missioner, Hmong priest walks in his mentor's footsteps in the US

A Hmong priest from Thailand has found that ministry in a midtown Milwaukee parish, home to new immigrants and refugees, is not that much different from his church work with hill tribe people in his home country's mountainous region. 

Sisters in Mexico welcome migrants daily to the 'dining room'

Four Missionary Sisters of the Eucharist run the Aid Center for Migrants in Nogales, Mexico, a 10-minute walk from the Mariposa Border Crossing. It serves more than 100 people a day, who have all encountered stressful situations.

Lovers of the Holy Cross sisters draw from Vietnam roots as they serve in LA

Global Sisters Report: In helping the poor and leading faith formation, the Lovers of the Holy Cross of Los Angeles carry on the spirit of their founder, who began the congregation in Vietnam in 1670.

Bishop Oscar Solis talks about pastoral response to Asian, Pacific Island Catholic communities

Bishop Oscar Solis of Salt Lake City, Utah, talked to NCR about the significance of the U.S. bishops' pastoral response to Asian and Pacific Islander communities, a document approved this year, and how it could enrich the U.S. church in dialogue with culture.