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French church groups combine to fight anti-migrant attitudes

PARIS — The French church has launched a program to combat anti-migrant and anti-Muslim attitudes amid reports of tensions among Catholics. “It is to resist...

Saving lives must be first concern of immigration policy, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The defense of the life, dignity and human rights of migrants and refugees must come before any other question...

Fears growing in Hispanic migrant community

For The Dialog PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – The woman calmly talked with Sister Eileen Eager at Catholic Charities’ Seton Center, requesting help to update her...

Church leaders seek to calm fears for migrants worried about Trump

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — At a Nov. 14 news conference in Baltimore, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez talked about the reaction, following the recent outcome...

Pope Francis’ visit to Greece comes amid fear, uncertainty for refugees

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis' trip to Lesbos, Greece, April 16 comes at a frightening and critical time for tens of thousands...

Pope, Roman Curia heads discuss refugees, dialogue with Muslims

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The difficulties facing migrants coming into Europe and the continuing dialogues with Muslims were among the topics discussed during...

Synod report highlights pastoral care of society’s marginalized

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — While they did not grab headlines, the elderly and people with disabilities, openness to life and the plight of...

Indifference on migrant crisis leads to complicity, Pope Francis says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Indifference to the crises and tragedies today’s migrants and refugees are facing lead to complicity when people remain silent...

European practice on migrants is contradictory, Vatican official says

Catholic News Service GENEVA (CNS) -- Europe is practicing a policy of contradictions in addressing an influx of migrants fleeing war and poverty in Africa...

Vatican official at U.N. meeting urges family-unity priority for migrants

GENEVA — Migrant families whose members are often separated pose unique challenges as globalization sweeps the world and deserve special consideration so that family...

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