Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark, is urging his fellow U.S. bishops to hold out for a clean DACA bill, rather than settle for a compromise that includes funding for the border wall.
Bishop Edward Braxton says the debate over Confederate and Civil War monuments is not a black and white issue, but one that should be engaged via local and communal discussions.
Dear Editor: I think there is some misconception about President Trump’s action regarding DACA.
While many Catholics in the diocese expressed support for the new president-elect, some were disappointed but willing to give the next president a chance.
A letter to President Barack Obama and congressional leaders asks them to “renounce publicly” a contentious sentence in the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ report that equates religious freedom with discrimination.
Pope Francis introduced himself to President Barack Obama and all people of the United States as a “son of an immigrant family” arriving in the United States for the first time to learn from others and to share from his own experience.
Pope Francis’ schedule for the day includes a midday prayer with the U.S. bishops at St. Matthew Cathedral and a canonization Mass he will celebrate for Blessed Junipero Serra on the east portico of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network and the Sisters of Mercy decried the Obama administration’s effort to have a judge set aside her orders for the release of families being held in immigration detention centers.
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, welcomed the White House’s Clean Power Plan that establishes federal limits on carbon emissions from coal-fired power plans.
Before arriving in the U.S. in September, Pope Francis said, he will study American criticisms of his critiques of the global economy and finance.