Mary McCord, lead counsel for the Diocese of Brownsville, said there's no reason to believe that the area where federal officials want to build the wall near the chapel is of particular importance or shows heightened activity that would make it crucial to U.S. security.
Pope Francis made history this morning when he celebrated Mass for more than 135,000 Catholics from many nations and cultures at the Zayed Sports stadium in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
World Relief’s legal service and educational programs continue to grow even as layoffs have continued in its refugee resettlement programs.
Sister Pimentel was given the Sister Margaret Cafferty Development of Peoples Award by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.
In announcing the plan, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero said issuing humanitarian visas would allow for "orderly" migration and ensure migrants' rights were protected.