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Pope urges Catholics to dialogue with government leaders to help migrants

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Liberating the poor, the oppressed and the persecuted is an integral part of what God wants his church to...

Supreme Court says government can detain some immigrants indefinitely

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Feb. 27 that some immigrants detained by the government can be held indefinitely. In the 5-3 ruling, with...

Speakers decry detention for vulnerable migrant, refugee children

Catholic News Service UNITED NATIONS -- Migration is not a crime and vulnerable migrant and refugee children should not be detained as if they were...

See innocence of unborn in face of immigrants, bishop urges

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Catholics have to learn to see innocence in the faces of those coming to the U.S., just as they see...

Sisters of Mercy focus on solidarity with immigrants

WASHINGTON -- In a strongly worded message prior to National Migration Week Jan.7-13, the president of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas expressed...

Immigrants must not be demonized, says Miami Archbishop Wenski

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski said laws need to be changed to fix the country's broken immigration system, but in the...

Filipino priests encouraged to ‘be unafraid,’ support fellow immigrants

HOUSTON -- Part reunion, part crash course in Catholic teaching and navigating the current political climate both in the U.S. and back home in...

Vatican official hopes Trump will change his climate and immigration policies

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican hopes that U.S. bishops and others will continue to raise their voices in defense of the obligation to fight...

U.S. senators discuss trafficking, immigration with Vatican officials

Catholic News Service ROME — U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, met Feb. 23 with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican...

Bishops still have hope Congress will pass immigration reform

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Despite the apprehension over policies that could be enacted by a Republican-led Congress acting in accord with a Republican president...

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