Migrants

Thumbnail pope francis washes the feet of migrants and refugees during holy thursday mass march 24 2016 credit ctv screenshot cna 1 An emotional Mass for migrants with Pope Francis

During a Mass in Rome on Holy Thursday Pope Francis washed the feet of migrants and refugees, many of whom were moved to tears by the gesture.The...

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Thumbnail national migration week 2017 Archbishop Gomez presents video with the Holy Father’s encouragement at Dolores Mission

The rain and the cold did not impede Dolores Mission from welcoming parishioners, bishops and priests, parochial school students, community...

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Thumbnail archbishop jos h gomez at the second annual immigration summit at christ cathedral feb 27 2016 courtesy of the la archdiocese cna 2 29 16 Archbishop Gómez's immigration stance praised by Vatican official

Rome, Italy, Nov 16, 2016 / 11:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said the election of Archbishop Jose Gómez as vice president of...

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Thumbnail abp jose gomez at the pontifical north american college on may 2 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 5 2 15 5 Archbishop Gomez: The Pope's focus is human suffering, not Donald Trump

The controversy surrounding Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff statements on his return flight from Mexico – and Donald Trump’s response – should not...

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Thumbnail immigration protests los angeles Archdiocese readies immigrant community for uncertain future

“In parish communities, we have seen uncertainty, fear and restlessness because families don’t know exactly what’s going to happen in the wake of...

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Thumbnail border marker at san ysidro jd Arizona Mass for migrants shows Catholic unity crosses borders

Tucson, Ariz., Oct 26, 2016 / 12:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic unity transversed the border on Sunday when Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the new...

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Thumbnail 20170131t0934 7738 cns jordan syrian refugees Asylum Seekers: Beyond political refugee rhetoric

When she was in high school in Iran, Sara’s parents told her she couldn’t go to law school. They had a big fight. “But because of my religion...

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Thumbnail us to mexico border credit chad zuber via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 8 16 At the Mexico border, Catholic bishops unite for migrants

Brownsville, Texas, Feb 16, 2017 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Along the U.S.-Mexico border, Catholic bishops of both countries stressed the right...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 265785035 A way forward on immigration

Our nation’s failure to address the immigration issue has led to a persistent air of crisis and a true humanitarian tragedy. In the wake of the...

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Thumbnail migrant credit john perivolaris via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Bishop Conley: Mass deportations will not fix our immigration system

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 27, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Controversial immigration policies issued by United States President Donald Trump’s have...

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Thumbnail border marker at san ysidro jd Bishops remain hopeful on immigration reform in a Trump presidency

Washington D.C., Jan 14, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump has raised questions about the...

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Thumbnail cardinal sean omalley enters the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception for the 2015 vigil for life jan 22 2015 credit addie mena cna cna 1 22 15 Cardinal O’Malley appointed to Vatican office for Doctrine of the Faith

Vatican City, Jan 14, 2017 / 10:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Saturday it was announced that Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston has yet another reason...

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These first days of this New Year give me hope that 2013 will be the time when our leaders finally come together to enact a just reform of our...

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Thumbnail central american migrants in mexico credit peter haden via flickr cc by 20 cna 1 8 16 1 Collection from Mexico papal Masses to fund migrant centers

Funds raised during the collection in Pope Francis' public Masses in Mexico have a special destination: they will be used to build two new...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on may 28 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 7 cna 5 28 14 Compassion should be heart of financial, political decisions, Pope says

Vatican City, Jan 14, 2017 / 04:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis Saturday warned of growing harmful trends throughout political and financial...

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Thumbnail central american migrants in mexico credit peter haden via flickr cc by 20 cna 1 8 16 Deportation could be a death sentence, bishops warn as raids increase

Renewed immigration raids against women and children fail to recognize the severity of situations faced by migrants, who leave Central America to...

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Thumbnail syrian refugee credit thomas koch via wwwshutterstockcom cna Don't lose your humanity in refugee debate, US bishops say

Washington D.C., Mar 22, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The intense debate over U.S. refugee and migrant policy is a chance to meet newcomers...

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Thumbnail a crs tent aiding refugees and migrants in europe credit catholic relief services sean callahan cna 10 21 15 Do something about forced migration, cardinal exhorts UN

New York City, N.Y., Sep 20, 2016 / 01:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican Secretary of State pleaded Monday for an increased commitment from the...

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