- Apr 7, 2020
From 2003 until 2015, Sarah Teather was a member of the UK Parliament, representing a London constituency. Now she runs the Jesuit Refugee Service UK.
During a Feb. 27 congressional hearing about the status of the nation’s refugee program, Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington quoted someone who is not frequently mentioned on Capitol Hill: Pope Francis.
One might have expected the pontiff to use his trip to Bari on Sunday to issue a passionate cri de coeur in defense of a local church representing the historic roots of the faith, and which is presently fighting for its life.
Jesuit Refugee Service UK (JRS UK) is praising a new report from the British Red Cross to extend the time given to refugees before being cut off from government aid.
Bishops, Catholic aid groups and representatives of the Holy See met on the border between Colombia and Venezuela in late January to review how the Church has been helping thousands of people who are leaving Venezuela each day in desperate conditions.
The Catholic and Lutheran bishops of Minnesota, in an open letter, urged support and prayers for those seeking shelter and protection.