Dispatches

U.S. citizen Benjamin Zepeda, 14, with his mother Lorena Zepeda, who benefits from Temporary Protected Status, have their photo taken after a news conference in Los Angeles on Jan. 8. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
J.D. Long-García January 10, 2018
Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans in the U.S., set to lose Temporary Protected Status, are looking for other options to avoid being sent to a country plagued by gang violence.
A Pakistani woman and her daughter stand in a buffet line during a Catholic Charities-hosted party for refugees held in observance of World Refugee Day June 2017 in Amityville, N.Y. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Kevin Clarke January 09, 2018
As many as 17 to 23 Catholic Charities offices around the country are now confronting the end of programs that have been successfully assimilating thousands of refugees into U.S. society for decades
David Stewart January 08, 2018
Brexit supporters are proclaiming the return to the blue passport design a major victory.
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 08, 2018
The undocumented “remind us who we were called to be, not only as a nation of immigrants but as a people of faith.”
A police officer pushes a supporter of the Kenyan National Super Alliance during clashes Nov. 28 in Nairobi. Kenyan police fired tear gas and clashed with both ruling party and opposition supporters as President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term. Two disputed polls left the nation deeply divided. (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters)
Jacky Habib January 04, 2018
With memories of the post-election violence of a decade ago still fresh among its congregants, one church in Nairobi made it its mission to promote peace.
Parishioners point at a fallen tree uprooted on the grounds of St. Mary Cathedral in Miami after the passing of Hurricane Irma in September. (CNS photo/Marlene Quaroni, Florida Catholic newspaper)
Kate Stein January 03, 2018
It remains to be seen whether new efforts to address vulnerabilities faced by low-income, disabled and elderly people will result in meaningful changes.