- Jan 22, 2021
Hope Border Institute executive director Dylan Corbett see’s firsthand the hardship thousands of people face in Ciudad Juárez – the city opposite the border to El Paso – while they wait in limbo to pursue their asylum cases and hopefully enter the United States.
In the midst of pandemonium at the nation’s capital Wednesday, Democrats won both Georgia runoff elections to give the party control of Congress and the White House for the first time since 2011.
The U.S. bishops support efforts in Congress “to fully integrate hard-working ‘Dreamers’ and TPS holders” into the U.S., said Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas.
Many Catholics at the border are showing their anger towards the federal government.
Despite serious questions about the existence of a “Catholic vote” in U.S. elections, there still are several races in Tuesday’s midterms sure to test both Catholic candidates and concerns.
When asked about the recent school shooting leaving 17 dead in Florida, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said, “We need to pray for the victims and their families because — as I witnessed firsthand at Columbine — their suffering is intense and long lasting, and we need to be angry: angry at our lawmakers for doing so little to prevent these catastrophes.”