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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...

Supreme Court has unfinished business before end of current term

WASHINGTON -- As the Supreme Court prepares to wrap up its current term by the end of June, Catholic Church leaders are among those...

Faith groups decry immigration detention of pregnant women

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of groups objected to the detention of pregnant women by U.S. immigration officials, saying that they are deeply concerned "about...

Citing ‘capricious’ decision, judge says DACA applications may continue

WASHINGTON — Catholic groups hailed an April 24 decision by a federal judge that said a program that benefits young adults who came into...

Trump’s border policies cross the line for church leaders, advocates

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Catholic Church leaders and immigration advocates say President Donald Trump's recent moves to clamp down on immigration are extreme and...

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