Members of the Central American caravan will likely have to wait months to have their asylum cases heard, according to the Rev. Pat Murphy, a Scalabrini priest who runs the Casa del Migrante in Tijuana, Baja California. Fewer than 5 percent will be granted asylum, he said.
In his first speech after his victory, Brazil’s far-right president-elect thanked God and praised voters for allowing the country to “march now on the right path.”
More than 40 people were massacred on Nov. 15 during a guerrilla attack on the Cathedral of Alindao and an adjoining compound.
"So many ordinary people are suffering,” said Father Cedric Prakash, S.J. He has spent the last three years working with the Jesuit Refugee Service in the Middle East and North Africa Region.
Men and women for others “are persons who cannot conceive of love of God without love of neighbor,” Father Arrupe once said. “Theirs is an efficacious love that has justice as its first requirement.”
At the request of the Vatican, the U.S. bishops postponed a vote on a set of proposals aimed at holding themselves accountable over sexual abuse.