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Nashville’s Catholic Charities says helping to resettle Afghans fits its mission

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Over the course of the next six months, Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Nashville will help resettle 150 Afghans into...

Rampant, untrue rumor drives some Central Americans to U.S.-Mexico border

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador  -- Glenda Melgar said she was surprised and tempted when she started hearing what was happening at the U.S.-Mexico border:...

Bishop Dorsonville of Washington urges Congress to show compassion, solidarity with...

WASHINGTON -- During a Feb. 27 congressional hearing about the status of the nation's refugee program, Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington quoted...

Humanitarian groups scramble to help people fleeing northeast Syria

AMMAN, Jordan — Humanitarian concerns are growing as people caught in the crosshairs of the Turkish incursion into northeastern Syria try to flee for...

Sister of St. Francis from Philadelphia among those arrested while protesting...

WASHINGTON -- Catholics joined an array of faith communities, human rights groups, clergy, refugees and refugee resettlement agencies gathered outside the U.S. Capitol Oct....

Pope Francis says Christians have ‘moral duty’ to help migrants, refugees

VATICAN CITY -- Christians have a moral obligation to show God's care for all those who are marginalized, especially migrants and refugees, Pope Francis...

Faith-based agencies ‘appalled’ by reports U.S. could end refugee admissions

WASHINGTON  -- News that officials in the Trump administration are considering "zeroing out" the number of refugees accepted by the United States brought an...

Pope Francis: Viewing leadership in action

"Look at this one!" During an in-flight press conference while returning to Rome after a one-day, April 2016 visit to the Moria refugee camp on...

Pope Francis: Migrants are people, not just a social issue

VATICAN CITY -- Christians are called to follow the spirit of the beatitudes by comforting the poor and the oppressed, especially migrants and refugees...

No loans, no aid: Just Palestinian refugees in an international business

JERASH, Jordan — The poorest of Jordan’s 10 camps for Palestinian refugees would seem to be the unlikeliest place from which to launch an...

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