To Bishop Mark Seitz the real emergency is humanitarian—a matter of deciding how best to care for the people coming to the border. “That should concern us,” he said. “This is a group of very vulnerable people.”
President Donald Trump told the National Prayer Breakfast that his administration would defend the right of faith-based adoption agencies to place children in families based on firmly held religious beliefs.
In his 82-minute address, President Trump devoted much of his time to attacks on illegal immigration, but he also called for a ban on late-term abortion and for family leave legislation.
Mexico's call for a summit is the latest twist in a crisis that continues to divide the world after Venezuela’s embattled socialist president, Nicolás Maduro, was sworn in for a second term.
The Trump administration is using every tool imaginable to deter immigration, but he needs court approval and international cooperation from countries like Mexico to significantly increase deportations.
Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Ky., wrote that in a newspaper column this week that he was "astonished" that students at the March for Life would be aligned with the "Make America Great Again" movement.