Tag: Immigration

Immigrant kids at border present and accounted for — and number growing

Immigrant kids at border present and accounted for — and number growing

Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy for immigrants crossing illegally into the United States, resulting in children being separated from their families, the number of minors in U.S. custody has grown by nearly 2,000.

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Seeds of immigration woes planted 20 years ago, says Sacramento bishop

Seeds of immigration woes planted 20 years ago, says Sacramento bishop

It’s not fair to vilify the administration of President Donald Trump for immigration woes, because the problems go back well before Trump took office, said Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento, California.

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High court quashes ruling in case of detained teenager seeking abortion

High court quashes ruling in case of detained teenager seeking abortion

| Rhina Guidos | June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court June 4 threw out a lower court’s ruling that allowed a 17-year-old last year to obtain an abortion while she was in a detention center after an illegal border crossing.

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From readers – May 10, 2018

From readers – May 10, 2018

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

– Learn more about immigration
– In defense of enneagrams

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Faith groups decry immigration detention of pregnant women

Faith groups decry immigration detention of pregnant women

A coalition of groups objected to the detention of pregnant women by U.S. immigration officials, saying that they are deeply concerned “about detention conditions.”

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From readers – April 12, 2018

From readers – April 12, 2018

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Immigration issue not so simple

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Fear becomes sin when it leads to hostility toward migrants, pope says

Fear becomes sin when it leads to hostility toward migrants, pope says

| January 15, 2018 | 6 Comments

Being afraid and concerned about the impact of migration is not a sin, Pope Francis said, but it is a sin to let those fears lead to a refusal to help people in need.

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Letter – January 11, 2018

Letter – January 11, 2018

| January 10, 2018 | 5 Comments

Immigration agenda – The Catholic Spirit continues mixing its left-wing political agenda with legitimate news stories about the faith.

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After terrorism attempt, Trump calls for end to immigration programs

After terrorism attempt, Trump calls for end to immigration programs

| Rhina Guidos | December 19, 2017 | 8 Comments

While many Catholics took to social media asking for the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the life of migrants who have come to the U.S. seeking a better life, President Donald Trump called, on Dec. 12, her feast day, for an end to two immigration programs.

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Mass of Solidarity calls on Catholics to open hearts to immigrants, refugees

Mass of Solidarity calls on Catholics to open hearts to immigrants, refugees

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bishop Cozzens asked Catholics to support legislation in Congress enacting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Minnesota’s Catholic bishops plan in early January to initiate a postcard campaign urging Congress to enact DACA before the program ends in March.

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Twin Cities mom of three Dreamers holds fast on Capitol Hill for passage of DREAM Act

Twin Cities mom of three Dreamers holds fast on Capitol Hill for passage of DREAM Act

| Kelly Sankowski | December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alvarez, a parishioner of Incarnation-Sagrado Corazon in Minneapolis, traveled to Washington with a group of leaders from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to speak with congressional leaders, then stayed behind to carry out the fast.

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Bishops invite faithful to Mass of Solidarity to pray for migrants, refugees

Bishops invite faithful to Mass of Solidarity to pray for migrants, refugees

| December 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens will celebrate a Mass of Solidarity
5 p.m. Dec. 9 for Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. 

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