St. Patrick is depicted in a stained-glass window at St. Aloysius Church in Great Neck, N.Y. Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, said that "as Irish people, we cannot think of St. Patrick without acknowledging the enormous humanitarian and pastoral challenges facing growing numbers of people who find themselves displaced and without status in our world." (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
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Catholic News ServiceMarch 16, 2017
"Let us think about Patrick the 'unlearned refugee' (as he once described himself), the slave in exile, Patrick the undocumented migrant."
President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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The ruling near the nation's capital was the latest blow to Trump's ban, with a federal judge in Hawaii rejecting the measure on Wednesday.
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Catholic Church leaders in the U.S. spent the week of March 6-10 trying to allay fears and urging compassion.
Victoria Daza, a native of Peru and an immigrants' rights activist, holds her daughter during a rally in support of immigrants in Massapequa Park, N.Y., Feb. 24. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
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Raymond P. RodenMarch 13, 2017
The decisions of our government with regard to immigrants since Jan. 20 have been despicable, and support among Catholics for those decisions embarrassing.
Demonstrators gather during a children's refugee protest in 2016 in London. (CNS photo/Hannah McKay, EPA
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David StewartMarch 10, 2017
Some estimates suggest that there could be as many as 90,000 unaccompanied refugee minors scattered across Europe.
In this Saturday, March 4, 2017 photo, people walk along street stalls at a fruit market in The Hague, The Netherlands. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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"Enough is enough," Willem van Vliet said. "We lost our country."