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
The following letter was released by the Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr, Archbishop of Cincinnati, on July 28, 2014. My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
Statement by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr Archbishop of Cincinnati March 27, 2014 On Tuesday, April 1, all the member bishops of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration will journey to the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona to celebrate a very special Mass.
Press Release Father Mike Pucke, Pastor of St. Julie Billiart, and Father Geoff Drew, Pastor of St. Maximilian Kolbe, will concelebrate a Mass for Immigration Reform at Noon Sunday, Oct. 13.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Leaders from business, faith and law communities came together Aug. 28 for a pair of roundtable discussions on immigration at the Freedom Center in downtown Cincinnati. The event was sponsored by the Bibles, Badges, and Business (BBB) network, an alliance of conservative business, law
September 2013 Staff Report Five hundred people gathered in Springfield, July 27, asking leaders in the House of Representatives to reform our broken immigration system. People from all over the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, from Columbus and as far away as Lexington and Louisville, Ky. peacefully came together outside House Speaker
By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — As pressure to pass an immigration reform bill shifted to the House of Representatives in July, the voices speaking out for more humane treatment of migrants included Pope Francis and former President George W. Bush.
From Catholic News Service and Staff Reports WASHINGTON — The diverse coalition of faith, labor, business and civil rights activists who are trying to rework the nation’s immigration system celebrated the June 27 Senate passage of a massive reform bill.