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U.S. bishops back extension of protected migrant status

  WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said some migrants from Honduras and El Salvador cannot safely return to their...

Bishop Vasquez urges U.S. to help solve Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration called on the federal government to work with the Myanmar government and the...

Disturbing, shameful: Bishops join opposition to reported U.S. refugee limit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Catholic bishops and other faith groups are objecting to reports that the Trump administration will limit the number of refugees...

Catholic groups ask Congress to reject ‘discriminatory’ RAISE Act

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Calling a proposed piece of legislation “discriminatory,” the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration called...

Bishop calls bill that reduces legal immigration ‘discriminatory’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Calling a proposed piece of legislation “discriminatory,” the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration called...

U.S. bishops call for permanent protection for young migrants

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chair of the migration committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged the Trump administration to “ensure permanent...

Bishops, faith groups worry about consequences of partial travel ban

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration said the country’s Catholic bishops are “deeply concerned”...

Texas pastor named bishop for Florida diocese

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has named Holy Cross Father William A. Wack, who is a pastor in Texas, to be the bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee. Bishop-designate...

Bishop welcomes federal court ruling against President Trump’s refugee ban

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that upheld a temporary restraining order against...

Trump’s move to build border wall will ‘tear families apart,’ bishop...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration criticized President Donald Trump’s executive memorandum to construct a wall along...

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