As the U.S. took in almost 19,000 migrant children, labeled “unaccompanied minors,” in March, faith-based organizations such as Catholic Charities throughout the U.S. have been doing their part to help.
One hundred years ago, a young Italian woman was born into a family that would be plagued by poverty and the devastation of war. In the middle of it all, a religious experience transformed her life, leading her to form what would be known as the “Focolare” movement, dedicated to promoting peace and solidarity.
Less than 24 hours after calling out President Donald Trump for “hate and racism,” San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller walked back those comments in a statement saying he regretted that they “were not focused on the issues but on an individual.”
One U.S. prelate has gone where none have dared to go before: Directly condemning President Donald Trump for racism. In a series of tweets on Monday evening, San Antonio’s Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller pleaded with Trump to “stop hate and racism, starting with yourself.”