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.
The Peace Pulpit: "Rather, draw them in, become the one human family, living in peace and goodness and love that Jesus calls us to be."
When Franciscan Br. Michael Minton heard that Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay needed temporary housing for single Muslim male refugees, he knew it was the answer to prayer.
The Field Hospital: San Francisco-area parishes are successfully resettling refugees in their communities but face challenges as housing costs continue to rise.