- Oct 16, 2019
Refugee advocates are opposed to the decision announced by the Trump administration Sept. 26 that it plans to admit no more than 18,000 refugees in the next fiscal year, the lowest number since the resettlement program was created in 1980.READ MORE
Catholic Charities USA has unveiled a $1 million award program that officials hope will lead to innovative efforts to address poverty.READ MORE
The Trump administration is weighing a plan that uses a different definition of inflation to determine who lives in poverty and who does not.
The plan, floated in the spring, has raised concerns among Catholic advocates for low-income and working families.READ MORE
Pope Francis is “profoundly saddened” by the death of the father and daughter from El Salvador who were photographed after they drowned while they attempted to cross the Rio Grande to reach the United States.READ MORE
Immigration policies rolled out during the Trump administration have spread fear among immigrant populations in the U.S., but Catholic organizations and parishes have responded with renewed efforts focused on helping those groups, a new survey says.READ MORE
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee May 24 called for “prayers for the victims and their grieving families and communities” affected by devastating storms from Texas to Illinois.READ MORE