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Report details rape of children, culture of secrecy that fanned it

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The report begins dramatically, imploring its readers: "We, the members of this grand jury, need you to hear this." Plain and simple,...

Rector placed on leave as Cardinal O’Malley orders review at seminary

WASHINGTON -- The Archbishop of Boston said in an Aug. 10 statement that he has asked the rector of its main archdiocesan St. John...

Salvadoran asylum seekers sent out of U.S. are returned by order...

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge Aug. 9 ordered Aug. 9 the immediate return to the U.S. of two Salvadoran asylum seekers, a mother and...

Former sacristan remembers life with Oscar Romero

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Marcelo Perdomo didn't think an earthly brush with holiness would take place in his native El Salvador next to the parish...

Catholic organizations playing role in reunification of migrant children

WASHINGTON -- Some of migrant children under age 5 separated from their families by the government were reunited with loved ones July 9 with...

Bishops end border visit, call reunification of children urgent

SAN JUAN, Texas — In less than 48 hours, a group of Catholic bishops saw the faces of triumph and relief from migrants who...

Republicans help bring down their party’s ‘compromise’ immigration bill

WASHINGTON — Republicans failed June 27 to advance a bill on immigration before Congress takes a summer break, unable to get enough votes from...

As immigration woes rise, lawmakers can’t agree on solutions

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Bipartisan disagreement on how to fix the country's immigration system led to failure once again as lawmakers on Capitol Hill turned...

Catholic groups condemn ruling that limits some asylum seekers

WASHINGTON — Asylum seekers fleeing domestic or gang violence need not apply for protection in the United States, said the country's top law enforcement...

After raid, Ohio bishop says immigration system contributes to suffering

WASHINGTON — The bishop of Cleveland said a recent immigration raid at an Ohio gardening and landscape company “makes clear that our current immigration...

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