Immigrants

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Recently my daughter’s third-grade teacher decided it would be fun and educational to highlight the tremendous diversity of her classroom. There...

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Thumbnail img 2573 toned Archbishop calls for unity, focus on Christ during immigration panel

MODESTO — Fear, uncertainty and terror are part of the immigrant experience in Los Angeles, Archbishop José H. Gomez said Feb. 17 during a panel on...

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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 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 world meeting of popular movements modesto At a world meeting of popular movements

I am writing this week from Modesto, where I am attending a conference sponsored by the Vatican. It is the United States regional meeting of the...

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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 cw88e9zuoaaui2v.jpg large Calls for mercy and an end to deportations until new Congress fixes immigration system

Archbishop José H. Gomez called for mercy and an end to deportations during an interfaith prayer service Nov. 10 for peace, solidarity and unity at...

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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 students credit diego cervo shutterstock cna Catholic colleges to undocumented students: You're still welcome

Washington D.C., Dec 6, 2016 / 12:32 am (CNA).- More than 100 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities have reaffirmed their support for...

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Thumbnail refugee crisis credit mikael damkier via wwwshutterstockcom cna Catholic leaders: Refugee ban actually harms national security

Washington D.C., Feb 2, 2017 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rather than protecting U.S. interests, recent executive orders restricting immigrants and...

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Thumbnail immigration reform Changing America: 15 truths about immigration

Thanks to an election year that has produced more heat than light, the immigration debate is back. Actually, it’s more accurate to say that...

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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 paulina ruiz daca ‘Dreamers’: At risk for an American nightmare

Paulina Ruiz was born in Chihuahua, Mexico. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy shortly after birth, by the tender age of 6, Ruiz required urgent surgery...

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