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by Solène Tadié Krakow, Poland, Mar 23, 2022 / 13:00 pm In the month since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than two million people have crossed the border with Poland seeking refuge. In the Polish city of Kraków, the local Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski has shown his support for …

by Autumn Jones Denver Newsroom, Sep 23, 2021 / 15:01 pm Over the next several months, the USCCB and Catholic Charities locations across the U.S. will welcome upwards of 7,500 refugees from Afghanistan. The USCCB is one of nine resettlement networks in the United States, and it partners with 45 …

by Alejandro Bermudez Denver Newsroom, Aug 29, 2021 / 20:45 pm As the situation in Afghanistan rapidly deteriorates and the U.S. withdrawal date of Tuesday, Aug. 31 approaches, these are five things you need to know about the Christian minority in Afghanistan right now. 1. Christians in Afghanistan live in …

by Alejandro Bermudez, Shannon Mullen, Matt Hadro Denver Newsroom, Aug 25, 2021 / 14:56 pm With time running out to rescue civilians fleeing the Taliban, Afghan Christians and others whose names appear on U.S. government lists of qualified evacuees are being turned away at the airport in Kabul, representatives of …

By Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2021 / 20:01 pm Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, spoke Wednesday in support of congressional immigration reform alongside US Senators Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin. Following many speakers in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which was recently struck …

CNA Staff, May 6, 2021 / 06:10 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis said Thursday that “aggressive forms of nationalism and radical individualism,” exposed during the pandemic, are having a severe impact on migrants worldwide. In his message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, issued May 6, he said …

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 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, Jun 25, 2020 / 11:48 am MT (CNA).- Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski has called for a moratorium on the United States’ deportation of Haitians during the coronavirus pandemic, warning that Haiti’s healthcare system is not prepared to manage a widespread coronavirus outbreak. “An ongoing surge of infection could …

By Christine Rousselle Baltimore, Md., Nov 11, 2019 / 11:35 am (CNA).- Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, outgoing president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, highlighted Monday his experience leading the conference and detailing his personal growth over the last three years as his presidential term comes to an …