A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in the streets of San Diego and Imperial counties, sparked by a lack of funding and a spike in immigrants seeking asylum at the border. Catholic Charities of San Diego continues to
As the passengers of bus nine from Brownsville disembarked at St. Anthony’s Croatian Catholic Church in Chinatown, there was the usual mix of emotions; some happy to see relatives there to meet them, others confused or suspicious of the strangers
Grim developments on the southern border and the “frustrating” lack of immigration reform were on the minds of some 1,500 Southern California Catholics at the annual Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants Sept. 17 at the Cathedral of Our Lady
The bishops of communities along the southwest border, including Cardinal Robert McElroy of the Diocese of San Diego, have issued a statement in response to the developing situation of the large number of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The immigration crisis has reached a fevered pitch, and Catholics can no longer ignore its devastating humanitarian, public health, and national security consequences. The casualties are piling up on both sides of the border. In December
Speaking to the faithful ahead of National Migration Week, Archbishop Jośe Gomez of Los Angeles encouraged prayer for a society of “solidarity and compassion” that better serves the “poor and least among us.”
Dedicated to helping the undocumented of San Juan Capistrano, Mission Basilica’s Immigration Ministry has provided free consultation with lawyers, workshops on immigrant rights and visits from the Mexican Consul. On two Tuesday evenings