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Nations stirring up nationalism betray their mission, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Migrants are not a threat to a nation’s culture, traditions and values, Pope Francis said. Every nation is a product of immigration...

Pope Francis gives topical interview on arms dealing, immigration, abortion and...

VATICAN CITY — Nations that actively engage in arms dealing and help foment war in other countries should not expect to find peace in...

Pope in Morocco: Highlighting Catholic-Muslim ‘dialogue of solidarity’

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis wanted to go to Morocco in December to draw attention to the need for international cooperation in assisting migrants...

Catholic-run respite center for immigrants ordered shuttered by Texas municipality

WASHINGTON -- A group of city commissioners in the border city of McAllen, Texas, voted in mid-February to remove from a building a popular...

Scapegoating migrants in political speeches is unacceptable, pope says

VATICAN CITY — In today’s climate of mistrust, rejection and nationalism, the world urgently needs peacemakers and politicians who protect and lovingly serve others,...

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...

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