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A gathering focused on the spirit of encounter and dialogue took place Sept. 9 (the feasts of St. Peter Claver and Blessed Frederic Ozanam) at the Athenaeum of Ohio. “Together in Christ: Saying ‘Yes’ to Missionary Discipleship” brought together immigrants, the formerly incarcerated, women who have faced crisis pregnancies, victims

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has launched a website to help parishes, clergy, and laypeople with Pope Francis’s “Share the Journey” campaign.   The two-year campaign launched on Sept. 27 in Vatican City at the pope’s weekly audience is aimed at “to promote encounters between people on

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is joining with the other Roman Catholic dioceses in Ohio on a campaign to generate 10,000 letters to our congressional delegates, urging them to support the DREAM Act or similar legislation to provide a path to regularize the status of immigrants brought to the United States

By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The same hope that moves people to seek a better life for themselves and their loved ones also moves the hearts of men and women to welcome migrants and refugees with open arms, Pope Francis said. “Those who come to our land

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christ calls believers to welcome migrants and refugees “with arms wide open, ready to give a sincere, affectionate, enveloping embrace,” Pope Francis said, launching the “Share the Journey” campaign of Catholic charities around the world. Christians’ embrace of people fleeing

Fr. Dan Groody (Courtesy Photo)
Dayton, Ohio (September 7, 2017) – A global leader on migrants and refugees will be the featured guest at the 2017 Distinguished Speaker event on Thursday, October 5. The event is sponsored by Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley and the Catholic Social Action Office of the Archdiocese of

The Diaz Family (File Photo)
April 19, 2017 We learned that Maribel Trujillo Diaz of Fairfield, Ohio was deported to Mexico today from a detention facility in Louisiana at 10am this morning. As she is sent away from her husband and four, U.S. citizen children, our prayers go with her. May God keep her safe

The Diaz Family (File Photo)
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

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

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph  The influx of Central American refugees across the southern U.S. border has sparked debates among politicians and the media. Yet, for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Jean Miller, who spent two weeks in El Paso in July ministering to women and children fleeing