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  • Catholic leaders decry SCOTUS upholding parts of Trump travel ban

    On the same day the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ruling in a religious freedom case described by a leading bishop as a “landmark victory,” it also upheld parts of the Trump administration’s travel ban on people from six majority-Muslim states, a decision another U.S. bishop warned “will have human consequences.”

  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds injunction on Trump’s travel ban

    Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, said in a statement that the decision of the 9th Circuit Court to uphold an injunction against President Donald Trump’s travel ban “will allow us to continue welcoming and serving refugees fleeing persecution.” The bishop, who serves as the chair of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration, said the bishops “believe it is possible to simultaneously provide for the security of our country and have a humane refugee policy that upholds our national heritage and moral responsibility.”


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