Local Catholic Charities agencies are scrambling to save staff jobs as they respond to President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily suspending the country's refugee resettlement program. Up to 700 workers are affected in some way.
"Pope Francis Just Issued a Blistering Statement Against Christians Supporting Trump’s Muslim Ban" screams the headline. Only problem is that it is not true.
Distinctly Catholic: Countering Trump's answer, protesters and prelates offered a different vision of our national identity this weekend, one that spoke to the better angels of our nature.
Distinctly Catholic: USSCB's behavior regarding the announcement of its working group to promote advocacy for immigrants raises some suspicions about the conference's motivations.
On Nov. 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the German bishops' conferences and Catholic women's organizations reiterated the plight of women refugees.
Global Sisters Report: Now known for its swift immigration response to the Syrian refugee crisis, Canada accepts more Syrian refugees than any other country.
Greek Refugees: "I’m afraid it’s not going to last," Alexis Papahelas, executive editor of Kathimerini, Greece’s premier newspaper, said of the current cordial relations.
Aboard the papal plane: Countries should take in refugees and prudent about only accepting as many as they can integrate into their societies, the pope said.
Faith and Justice: Jesuit Refugee Service works in 45 countries serving 724,000 people, 55 percent of whom are Muslim.
Preview: Jesuit Refugee Services and Catholic sisters are working to help deported Haitians and citizens of the Dominican Republic survive at the countries' border.