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Border bishop addresses a different kind of crisis involving children

BALTIMORE — While the sex abuse crisis consumed the June meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore, prelates who work on...

Mexican bishops on migrants: ‘We cannot turn ourselves into that wall’

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican bishops’ conference questioned the details of a deal in which Mexico will strengthen security along its southern border with...

House passes bill to provide permanent legal protection for ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee June 4 praised the U.S. House for passing a measure that gives permanent legal...

Cardinal Burke: ‘Resist large-scale Muslim immigration’ in Christian countries

ROME— Limiting the number of Muslims allowed to immigrate to traditionally Christian nations would be a prudent decision on the part of politicians, said...

Nations stirring up nationalism betray their mission, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Migrants are not a threat to a nation’s culture, traditions and values, Pope Francis said. Every nation is a product of immigration...

Marine vet counts on prayer, faith to reunite with deported husband

WASHINGTON — In the quest to bring her deported Mexican husband, Marcos, back to the United States to live with her and their four...

New head of CLINIC is experienced litigator, expert on immigration law

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Many people might not have noticed that Anna Gallagher took over Feb. 1 as executive director of the Catholic Legal...

Bishop urges Congress to pass protections for Dreamers, TPS holders

WASHINGTON — Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington called on Congress to adopt legislation that would protect “Dreamers” and those covered by Temporary...

Colombian churches help Venezuelan soldiers who have deserted

CUCUTA, Colombia — Pvt. Andry Rosales hugged a Colombian soldier and broke into tears as he surrendered himself to this country’s military. The 21-year-old Venezuelan...

500 religious groups, leaders seek end to ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

WASHINGTON — Calling the federal government’s migration protection protocols — also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy — “baseless and immoral,” a coalition...

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