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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...

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...

‘Creating a Culture of Encounter’ theme for National Migration Week

WASHINGTON — “Creating a Culture of Encounter” is the theme of 2017's National Migration Week, an annual observance the U.S. Catholic bishops began over...

Bishop disturbed by calls to end resettlement of Syrian refugees in...

BALTIMORE — The head of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Migration said he was disturbed by calls from federal and state officials for an...

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