- Jul 23, 2021
The key to sheltering in place is having a place to go. That has been the driving force behind Mercy Sister Grace Miller’s homeless ministry in Rochester, New York, long before the coronavirus pandemic.
More than 100 Catholic organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging particular attention to low-income communities and communities of color amid the global pandemic.
Sister Mary Scullion accompanied Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA) to Tuesday’s State of the Union address to raise awareness about homelessness, or as she calls it, the “prophetic sign that something is radically wrong in America.”
Mercy Sisters discuss their work with migrants and refugees.
Mercy Sister Lillian Murphy, a former CEO of Mercy Housing Inc., and a national advocate for affordable housing, died at age 78 July 25 in San Francisco.
The day Sister Renee Kettering professed her final vows as a Sister of Mercy of the Americas, she called it “a celebration of a lifelong commitment to God and God’s people.”
President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico, whom his administration blames lately for an increasing number of immigrants at the southern U.S. border.
Catholic bishops near the U.S.-Mexico border, joined by other U.S. prelates, voiced opposition immediately after President Donald Trump’s Feb. 15 declaration of a national emergency so he can order construction of a barrier along parts of the border between the two countries.