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Texas locality orders popular Catholic center for migrants to vacate

Texas locality orders popular Catholic center for migrants to vacate

| Rhina Guidos | February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

A group of city commissioners in the border city of McAllen, Texas, voted in mid-February to remove from a building a popular Catholic-administered center run by Sister Norma Pimentel, who has been praised by Pope Francis for her work with migrants.

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Trump visits Texas migrant center at invitation of nun on front lines

Trump visits Texas migrant center at invitation of nun on front lines

| January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump got a brief look at the work of a well-known Catholic Charities-run refugee center in South Texas during a daylong trip to the border.

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Bishops sought to share journey with migrants, not join political fray

Bishops sought to share journey with migrants, not join political fray

| July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The journey for many of the new migrants entering the U.S. near the border town of McAllen involves a mix of hardship and blessings.

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