- Aug 3, 2020
New York’s Catholic Charities Community Services has joined in a filing from the American Civil Liberties Union that says more than 900 children were taken from parents in the year after a judge last year issued an injunction ordering the Trump administration to stop separating most parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border.
St. Francis Xavier Cabrini took to heart Jesus’ greatest commandment to love God and love one’s neighbor by tending to those most in need — children, the sick, orphans and “most of all” immigrants, said New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan July 13.
An expected vote from the U.S. Supreme Court on the added U.S. citizenship question in the 2020 census just hit a potential twist with newly submitted evidence that could influence the court’s decision.
A delegation that includes the head of Catholic Charities of the New York Archdiocese, union leaders, state officials and representatives of humanitarian aid agencies are visiting the three Central American nations that now face a cutoff of U.S. aid ordered by President Donald Trump.
In the current toxic environment where political rivals describe each other as “evil” and “enemies,” it is imperative to remember that in America, “our political opponents are not evil, they are just our opponents,” according to Ambassador Nikki R. Haley.
Nearly 100 days after Hurricane Maria devastated much of the island of Puerto Rico, the head of Catholic Charities of New York describes the relief efforts as a “tale of two islands.”