Tag: Immigrants

Church leaders seek to calm fears for migrants worried about Trump

Church leaders seek to calm fears for migrants worried about Trump

| Rhina Guidos | November 17, 2016 | 3 Comments

At a Nov. 14 news conference in Baltimore, Archbishop Jose Gomez talked about the reaction, following the recent outcome of the U.S. presidential election, in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles — home to a large number of immigrants, including many Latinos but also immigrants from places such as the Philippines, China, Korea and Vietnam.

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Pope reportedly says he won’t judge Trump but will watch impact on poor

Pope reportedly says he won’t judge Trump but will watch impact on poor

| Cindy Wooden | November 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

The day before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Pope Francis said he would make no judgments about the candidate and was interested only in the impact his policies would have on the poor.

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For dignity and respect, immigrant women walking 100 miles to Pope Francis

For dignity and respect, immigrant women walking 100 miles to Pope Francis

| By Erik Zygmont | September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

By walking from Pennsylvania to Washington, Juana Flores and about 100 other women hope to get Pope Francis’ attention so he can deliver a strong message that America needs to treat its immigrants with dignity and respect.

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Trials teach immigrant family to lean on each other

Trials teach immigrant family to lean on each other

| Bridget Ryder for The Catholic Spirit | July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

When Patricio Peña and Enriqueta Alfaro came to the United States 16 years ago, they didn’t expect to find a new home, a new family and a new vocation in the Church.

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Pilgrimage helps raise awareness of immigration reform

Pilgrimage helps raise awareness of immigration reform

| Dianne Towalski | November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 50 pilgrims walked from St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove to St. Joseph in New Hope Nov. 3 as part of a Pilgrimage for Citizenship.

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Advocates speak up, pray for detained immigrants

Advocates speak up, pray for detained immigrants

| January 2, 2013 | 5 Comments

As the Christmas season draws to a close, a small but passionate group of people will celebrate the Feast of Epiphany, Jan. 6, by praying outside of a detention center near downtown St. Paul.

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A Christmas message revealed behind closed doors

A Christmas message revealed behind closed doors

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

We are ‘fallen and hurt people’ raised up by God’s love

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