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U.S. bishops back extension of protected migrant status

  WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said some migrants from Honduras and El Salvador cannot safely return to their...

Bishop Vasquez urges U.S. to help solve Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration called on the federal government to work with the Myanmar government and the...

Disturbing, shameful: Bishops join opposition to reported U.S. refugee limit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Catholic bishops and other faith groups are objecting to reports that the Trump administration will limit the number of refugees...

Pope offers prayers for victims of flooding in Texas, Louisiana

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis offered his prayers for the people of Texas and Louisiana struggling to cope with the devastating impact of Hurricane...

Bishop Malooly announces collection for victims of Hurricane Harvey

  Bishop Malooly has asked all Catholic parishes in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore to take up a special collection this weekend, Sept. 2 and...

Catholic groups are mobilizing to help in Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath

Catholic News Service Catholic dioceses and charities are quickly organizing to help in the aftermath of a Category 4 hurricane that made landfall with heavy...

Catholic groups ask Congress to reject ‘discriminatory’ RAISE Act

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Calling a proposed piece of legislation “discriminatory,” the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration called...

Bishop calls bill that reduces legal immigration ‘discriminatory’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Calling a proposed piece of legislation “discriminatory,” the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration called...

Catholic leaders mourn ‘senseless deaths’ in trafficking tragedy

SAN ANTONIO — The “completely senseless deaths” of 10 people who died of heat exhaustion and suffocation they suffered from being held in a...

U.S. bishops call for permanent protection for young migrants

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chair of the migration committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged the Trump administration to “ensure permanent...

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