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Father Dan Groody of Notre Dame will speak about “A God of Life and A Civilization of Love: A Catholic Response to the Refugee and Immigration Crisis.” Co-sponosored by XU, Catholic Charities, and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati; made possible by a grant from the XU Mission Animators, which uses gifts

Fr. Dan Groody (Courtesy Photo)
CINCINNATI, January 31, 2017 – Father Daniel Groody, CSC, the award-winning filmmaker of “Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey” will speak at a free presentation at 7:30 pm on April 5 at Bellarmine Chapel at Xavier University. His presentation is entitled: A God of Life and a Civilization of Love:

IMAGE: CNS photo/Andrew Gombert, EPA By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — With a tie vote June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration’s plan to temporarily protect more than 4 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation. The court’s 4-4 vote leaves in place a lower court injunction blocking the

A group of 40 people gathered in front of the John Weld Peck Federal Building in downtown Cincinnati on Ash Wednesday and marched in bitter cold weather to show their support to immigrants in the United States and to call for repentance as individuals and as a country for our

By Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — A group of Catholic leaders urged fellow Catholics in Congress to set aside “partisan bickering” and support the U.S. bishops’ efforts on behalf of a comprehensive immigration reform, calling it a sanctity of life issue and an important step in building a culture of

Staff Report For today’s Throwback Thursday, the staff shares editorial cartoons from three different decades of The Catholic Telegraph-Register highlighting issues important to the church that now, decades later, are still very much front and center. These cartoons show that the more things change in the culture around us, the

Press Release Pope Francis, on World Day of Peace, stressed one resolution for everyone: to accept without reservation that “all people are in relation with others, from whom they differ, but with whom they share the same origin, nature, and dignity.”  The U.S. Catholic bishops echo this in their theme

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY — The Catholic Church “is a mother without limits and without borders,” welcoming and assisting all of God’s children, particularly those fleeing violence, oppression and poverty, Pope Francis said. Addressing the 300 participants in the Vatican-sponsored World Congress on the Pastoral Care

By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — As millions of immigrants celebrate the possibility of protection from deportation under a new Obama administration plan, among those who cannot take advantage of it will be the 68,445 families and 68,541 unaccompanied minors who were apprehended at the border in the

By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — A table spread with the components of Thanksgiving dinner, with the White House as a backdrop, set the scene Nov. 19 for what would turn out to be a last-minute pitch to the president to protect some of the nation’s 11 million