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President Joe Biden walks along the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Two days before the president’s arrival in El Paso, Bishop Seitz had released a statement on behalf of the U.S. bishops critical of the Biden administration’s recently announced immigration plans.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
J. Kevin Appleby
While some like to talk about Benedict being “conservative” and Francis “liberal,” they both have strongly upheld Catholic teaching on migration.
A man wearing black clerical clothing faces the camera, wearing a bracelet
Giovanna Dell’Orto – Associated Press
The migration crisis roiling the borderlands is literally in the backyard Bishop Seitz, the new chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ migration committee.
FaithNews Analysis
Christopher ParkerJill RiceCristobal SpielmannJames T. Keane
What Catholics made the most news in 2022, and for what? A year-end list with America's choices.
Migrants cross the Mexico-U.S. border to surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Dec. 12. According to the Ciudad Juarez Human Rights Office, hundreds of mostly Central American migrants arrived in buses and crossed the border to seek asylum in the U.S., after spending the night in shelters. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
Catholic Charities USA officials pushed back strongly against allegations from Republican House of Representatives members that its humanitarian responses to the U.S. border crisis were potentially criminal acts.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
The 117th Congress, now in lame-duck session, has a last-ditch opportunity to approve the first significant agricultural worker reform bill in a generation.