President Misunderstood

Dear Editor: I think there is some misconception about President Trump’s action regarding DACA.

Bishops See Document as Attack on Religion in US

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 Tells Obama He’s Ready To Learn in US

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.

Canonization Mass to Highlight DC Visit

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.

Catholic Agencies Decry Inhumane Detention

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.

USCCB Chairman Welcomes Final Clean Power Plan Rules

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.