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Bishop Mario Dorsonville

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 29, 2022 / 15:15 pm Following the discovery of dozens of migrants who died in an abandoned tractor-trailer in Texas — thought to be the largest en masse death of migrants from the southern border in modern history — the Archbishop of San Antonio …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 16:02 pm Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We call on the U.S. government to reassess its treatment of migrants in Del Rio and elsewhere along …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 15, 2021 / 11:20 am As members of Congress this week advanced language providing a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, the U.S. bishops’ conference praised the development. Congress is currently crafting a $3.5 trillion budget package that would fund many Biden …

Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2021 / 15:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). After the Biden administration announced it would not increase the record-low cap on refugee admissions until May, the U.S. bishops expressed disappointment on Monday. “The number of refugees who will be welcomed this year is far short of what we …

WASHINGTON- The bishops along the border of the United States and Northern Mexico have issued a joint statement on the situation at the border of the two countries. Their joint statement follows: As U.S. and Mexican bishops along the border, we witness daily the dilemma that our migrant sisters and …

Washington D.C., Feb 3, 2021 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference welcomed President Joe Biden’s immigration actions on Wednesday, while one Catholic group decried the continuance of deportations. On Tuesday, the White House announced several executive actions on immigration reform; these included the creation of a task …

Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2021 / 08:45 am MT (CNA).- After President Joe Biden on his first day in office revoked a travel ban from certain Muslim-majority and African countries, leading U.S. bishops praised the move. “We welcome yesterday’s Proclamation, which will help ensure that those fleeing persecution and seeking …

CNA Staff, Sep 24, 2020 / 06:19 pm MT (CNA).- The chair of the US bishops’ migration committee emphasized the importance of immigrant workers in testimony submitted to a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship held Wednesday. Bishop Mario Dorsonville, an auxiliary bishop of Washington …