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 pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square after the wednesday general audience june 1 2016 credit daniel ibez cna 'Arbitrary expulsions' won't solve the migration crisis, Pope says

In his message for the next World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis outlined a four-step vision for responding to the ongoing global...

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Thumbnail archbishop jose horacio gomez of los angeles california at a press briefing on the synod on the family at the holy see press office on october 22 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 1 Archbishop Gomez: English wasn't America's first language

Washington D.C., Mar 30, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In recent months, national debates over immigration and deportation have reached a fever...

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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 us mexican border in arizona credit chess ocampo shutterstock cna As vote looms, here's what bishops think about Trump's border wall

Washington D.C., Jul 26, 2017 / 03:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Congress prepares to vote on whether to fund the further construction of a wall along...

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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 crowds turned out for a town hall meeting in los angeles where archbishop jose h gomez spoke on immigration jan 14 2014 courtesy of victor aleman vida nuevacom cna Bishops disappointed as Trump administration ends migration program for minors

After the Trump administration ended a parole program for young migrants from Central America, the head of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee...

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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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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson of ghana at a press conference on the synod on the family oct 23 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 10 23 15 Cardinal Turkson: Put your faith before your nationality

Washington D.C., Jun 2, 2017 / 11:02 am (CNA).- Vatican experts on human development and social issues challenged Catholics around the world this...

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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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