Immigrants and refugees, church leaders on immigration issues, government policies on immigration issues

Santa Clara University’s new president cares about migrants
Oct. 11 inauguration includes panel on family separation, posada, clothing drive

Media are invited to attend a formal, celebratory ceremony installing Kevin O’Brien, S.J., as the 29th president of Santa Clara University… Delegates representing more than five dozen universities across the United States—including 16 Jesuit

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Archbishop Gomez: “We can heal what is broken in America”
Mass for Immigrants concelebrated by nine Southern California bishops, including Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Roger Mahony

At a Sept. 7 Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles called migrants to witness to America the healing love of Christ, which has the power to restore unity to a divided

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Thousands anticipated at Mass for immigrants
Participants from Southern California dioceses expected at Mass on September 7, in Los Angeles

Thousands of faithful, including those from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Dioceses of San Bernardino, Orange, San Diego and Fresno are preparing to unite in prayer to celebrate the immigrant spirit of the U.S.

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Bishop Kevin Vann condemns President Trump
Diocese of Orange leader says president emboldens "those with hate in their hearts and guns in their hands"

We are hurting. The public charge regulation being finalizedthis week is just the latest attack against immigrant families by this administration. Despite overwhelming opposition, the Trump administration has chosen to advance

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Just another guy with an opinion
Why don't Catholics listen to bishops on immigration?

Pope Francis and Donald Trump make little effort to conceal their disagreements. During the 2016 USpresidential election, Francis suggested that Trump was “not Christian” for proposing to build a wall along the US-Mexico border

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U.S. bishops applaud Supreme Court ruling on census
5-4 ruling blocks inclusion of citizenship question on 2020 census

The US bishops applauded the Supreme Court’s June 27 decision blocking the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census under the reasons proffered by the Commerce Department.

“We affirm last week’s

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