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Washington - The Feb. 27 Catholic Day of Action for Dreamers began with prayer and ended with 42 arrests for civil disobedience inside a Senate office building across the street.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone told Catholics to become "well versed in the Church's teaching on migration" and said it is "imperative that all people native to our country get to know immigrants and migrants, and listen to their stories."
The Field Hospital: St. Agnes and St. Ignatius' joint statement makes a dozen commitments, including educational programs, legal accompaniment, and advocacy for refugee assistance.
The oldest Catholic school in California has relinquished that designation, dropping its official affiliation with the Catholic Church.