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by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 19, 2020 / 04:27 pm MT (CNA).- For Religious Freedom Week 2020, the U.S. Catholic bishops are highlighting an unusual case—a Texas chapel that could be demolished or cut off by construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall. The historic La Lomita Chapel in

Pictures from left to right Sister Marita Beumer, a Sister from another congregation, a volunteer from El Paso, and Sister Ann Clark (Courtesy Photo)
Their mission statement reads, in part, “We Sisters of the Precious Blood pro-claim God’s love by being a life-giving, reconciling presence in our fractured world.” With these words on their hearts, Sisters Ann Clark and Marita Beumer joined fellow volunteers, including other women religious from the archdiocese, in ministering at

IMAGE: CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters By Rhina Guidos WASHINGTON (CNS) — As a group from Central America heads to the border between the U.S. and Mexico, the Trump administration is said to be getting ready to send troops to meet them and Catholic groups are asking that the migrants be

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