Sacramento Diocese ‘Shocked’ as Migrants Abandoned at Pastoral Center

When a van dropped off 16 migrants at the Diocese of Sacramento’s pastoral center on Friday, June 2, staff responded as the Church routinely does in emergency situations — help first, ask questions later. The migrants were brought to a parish and eventually given a hotel room.

El Paso Bishop Takes Over USCCB Migration Office

When Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso celebrated Mass from an altar erected over the Rio Grande River earlier this month, attended by  parishioners on both sides of the river that marks the U.S.-Mexico border, he cried.