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Turn to beatitudes for plight of neglected immigrant families during coronavirus:...

By Edith Avila Olea What prayer has been getting you through the pandemic? For me, it’s been staying close to the beatitudes: "Blessed are the poor...

Pope Francis meets new arrivals in Rome, says helping migrants is...

VATICAN CITY — Before blessing a large resin cross constructed around a used orange life vest, Pope Francis insisted human beings have a “binding”...

Pope Francis tells Jesuits in Thailand he is ‘scandalized’ by anti-migrant...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis told Jesuits in Thailand he was "scandalized" by some of the anti-migrant rhetoric he hears in Europe, and he...

Georgetown University panel: Let Gospel, not a political party, guide your...

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of what promises to be one of the most contentious election seasons in modern U.S. history, a panel of religious leaders...

Sister Norma Pimentel recognized by CCHD for work with immigrants

WASHINGTON — Although her work along the Texas-Mexico border has brought her fame and celebrity, Sister Norma Pimentel, a member of the Missionaries of...

Church officials criticize Brazil’s withdrawal from the migration pact

SAO PAULO — Church representatives working with immigrants and refugees criticized Brazil’s planned withdrawal from a global agreement to safeguard migrant people. The Brazilian bishops’...

Best practices in Hispanic ministry

With countless parishes in the United States seeing a growing number of immigrants, many ministers are unsure of what the best ways to integrate...

Parish ministry in a multicultural church: Where are we?

In Dallas, a speaker at a Catholic ministry conference asks the assembled crowd how many people attend parishes with Mass in more than one...

‘Dreamers’ speaking up about their needs, concerns during encuentro

WASHINGTON -- Daniela, 25, is a talented Mexican immigrant who attends a private university on a full scholarship. She is one of the many "Dreamers,"...

Catholic groups highlight plight of immigrant mothers on Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Days before the U.S. celebrated Mother's Day May 13, the national group Faith in Action urged others to think about immigrant...

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