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Trump’s new rule on asylum at border called contrary to existing...

WASHINGTON — By barring people who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border from receiving U.S. asylum unless they request it at an official U.S. port...

Caravan heads to Mexico City; Guadalupe basilica opens for migrants

CORDOBA, Mexico — The caravan of migrants making its way through Mexico has started arriving in Mexico City, where the Basilica of Our Lady...

Nations are built by migrants, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Countries do not develop by themselves; they are built by migrants, Pope Francis said. And migrants often choose to travel to a...

Mexican parishes pitch in to help Central American caravan heading north

HUIXTLA, Mexico — Members of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in this southern Mexican city rose early Oct. 24 to feed but a fraction...

Simple act of providing jugs of water in desert prevents migrant...

AJO, Ariz. (CNS) -- In the Sonoran Desert northeast of Ajo, temperatures can soar to mid-90s in late spring and above 100 degrees in...

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...

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...

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