Tom Kiefer, a photographer who lives in Arizona, is documenting the journey of migrants at the southern border, examining the lives and religious beliefs of those trying to enter the United States.
Religious leaders and immigration advocates spoke out against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), after the Trump administration, sticking to his campaign promises, promised that ICE would begin roundups of undocumented immigrants this past weekend in major cities nationwide, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
The 24th annual event, presented by DeSales Media Group and the Diocese of Brooklyn, raised funds for Télé Lumière/Noursat, a television station based in Beirut that broadcasts satellite Christian programming throughout the Arab world and internationally.
The funeral Mass for Luis Alvarez was held on Wednesday, July 3 at Immaculate Conception parish in Astoria, Queens. Alvarez was one of many New York police detectives and first responders to the terror attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
“In these last few hours, we have seen in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter,” Pope Francis said in his Sunday Angelus general address at the Vatican, which occurred a few hours local time after a meeting between Trump and Jong-un.
Last week, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visited St. Pius X, Rosedale, the parish whose church was almost destroyed by a fire earlier in June, to offer help from the Diocese of Brooklyn.
A woman in Birmingham, Ala. — the biggest city in the state that in May passed the strictest abortion law since Roe v. Wade — was indicted in the shooting death of her own unborn child.
One of the two people who died in a bus crash in Colorado on June 23 was a seminarian originally from Staten Island.
St. Pius X, Rosedale, whose church was ravaged by a fire on June 16, is showing the world that it’s the faith of its parishioners that makes a community, not a building.
A searing photo of a migrant father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande River on the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas has gone viral, becoming the latest flashpoint in the issue of immigration at the southern border.