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Analysis: New survey says Catholic organizations have responded well to changing...

WASHINGTON — Immigration policies rolled out during the Trump administration have spread fear among immigrant populations in the U.S., but Catholic organizations and parishes...

As partial travel ban nears, agencies worry about refugees in limbo

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Agencies and organizations that help refugees start new lives in the U.S. worry about the fate that awaits migrants in...

‘We need to look after each other,’ Syrian refugee says

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Omar al-Muqdad has seen both sides of the refugee crisis. In 2004, he assisted Iraqi refugees in his home country of...

United States’ refugee screening process is thorough, safe, says church official

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The extensive vetting process that all refugees undergo before arriving in the United States “screens out any possible threat of...

Bishops call for dismantling U.S. immigrant detention system — ‘Goes against...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A scathing new report on the conditions under which immigrants are detained concludes with the U.S. bishops’ recommendation that the...

Federal official defends ending grants to bishops’ agency

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops program aiding victims of human trafficking was denied funding after its administrators declined to...

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