Three refugees, among them a Trump supporter, and a border diocese bishop were part of the March 20 panel discussion that explored immigration reform.
Young Voices: First comes a relatively surface-level commonality, then another, until the penny drops and you realize that at the end of the day, we really are all similar.
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.
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.