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Catholic Charities USA chief describes suffering of immigrants at border

NOGALES, Mexico -- Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, grew emotional talking about the harrowing stories she heard from...

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...

Bishop Malooly: Families must stay together, government must do better

Bishop Malooly sent a message to all priests in the Diocese of Wilmington reaffirming the stand by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops denouncing...

Pope Francis sides with U.S. bishops vs. Trump immigration tactics

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis said he stands with the U.S. bishops who recently condemned the Trump administration's policy on immigration that has led...

Bishops ‘cannot, in good faith, endorse’ new GOP immigration bill

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops “cannot, in good faith, endorse” an immigration bill submitted by the House’s Republican leadership, said Bishop Joe S. Vasquez...

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...

Immigrant kids at border present and accounted for – and number...

WASHINGTON -- Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a "zero tolerance" policy for immigrants crossing illegally into the United States, resulting in children being...

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