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Update April 19, 2017: Maribel Trujillo-Diaz has been deported to Mexico according to her attorney. This morning she was flown from Alexandria, LA to Mexico City. Her children did not accompany her and remain in Hamilton. The Sixth Circuit Court in Cincinnati made the decision on April 11, 2017 to deny

The Diaz Family (File Photo)
People of all faiths will join in an ecumenical “Mercy for Maribel” prayer service at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, to pray that Maribel Trujillo Diaz not be deported but be allowed to remain with her loving family in Hamilton. Participants will gather at St. Joseph Church, 171 Washington Street,

The Diaz Family (File Photo)
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati on April 6, 2017 issued the following statement in response to actions taken Wednesday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): The Trump Administration has repeatedly announced that its approach towards immigration enforcement would focus on public safety and removing criminal elements from our communities. Today, we

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

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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