Tag: Migrant children

Mercy sisters decry report of immigrant children moved to tent city

Mercy sisters decry report of immigrant children moved to tent city

| Carol Zimmermann | October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas said they are “outraged and appalled” by a recent report of migrant children being moved to a tent city in Texas, adding that what is happening now “pales in comparison to the trauma and uncertainty these young girls and boys and their families will experience for years to come.”

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Bishops across U.S. condemn separation, detention of migrant children

Bishops across U.S. condemn separation, detention of migrant children

| Rhina Guidos | June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

From Denver to New York City, the country’s Catholic bishops have joined a chorus of organizations, institutions and high-profile individuals urging the Trump administration to stop separating children from their parents as they seek respite in the U.S. from dire conditions in their home countries, largely in Central America.

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