Three refugees, among them a Trump supporter, and a border diocese bishop were part of the March 20 panel discussion that explored immigration reform.
The Indian bishops' labor office has created an online system to register migrant workers, promote safe migration and help them in emergencies, reported ucanews.com.
The Field Hospital: More parishes are coming out with action plans for immigrants; remembering Fr. Weinmann and Sr. McLaughlin; feeding the hungry; knowing the seriously ill are marginalized, too.
Christ Church Cathedral in Waterford has invited churches worldwide to join in as its bells peal on St. Patrick's Day weekend in solidarity with refugees and to protest racism.
NCR Today: If immigration authorities without a warrant knock on the door of Chicago churches, rectories or Catholic schools, don't let them in, cardinal says in letter.
NCR Today: Trump has shown he intends to be president only for those who voted for him, and not for most Americans, including the immigrants he's targeted.
Distinctly Catholic: In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump cleared the bar he had set for himself in his inaugural address, but that bar was pretty low.
World Meeting of Popular Movements: The call from Bishop Robert McElroy came in response to core aspects of President Donald Trumps' early agenda.
In a joint statement, Catholic bishops whose dioceses are along the U.S.-Mexico border spoke of the "pain, the fear, and the anguish" they're seeing in immigrants and vowed to follow the example of the pope in building "bridges, rather than the walls of exclusion and exploitation."
The Feb. 14 statement was read at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in Texas after a visit by the bishops to an immigration detention center as well as to a humanitarian respite center at Sacred Heart Parish in McAllen, Texas, in the Brownsville Diocese.
NCR Today: The anniversary of Pope Francis' Mass at the border is a powerful reminder to recognize Christ in the migrant and refugee and to reject the politics of fear.