Los Angeles ordinations in 2017. Photo courtesy of the Jesuit Conference.
Jim McDermott June 21, 2017
The consolidation is a work in progress. The brethren have mixed feelings about it, and their provincials know it.
Britanny Hamama June 20, 2017
The one thing that has been getting me and my family through this all has been the power of prayer.
Members of the local Chaldean community gather outside the Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building on June 16 to protest the arrest and detention of more than 100 Chaldean Christians from the Detroit area. (CNS photo/Dan Meloy, The Michigan Catholic)
Organizers said those who were detained had no prior warning that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be arresting them the morning of June 11.
Chaldean-Americans protest on June 12 outside Mother of God Chaldean Catholic Church in Southfield, Mich., after dozens of Chaldean Christians were arrested by federal immigration officials over the weekend of June 10 and 11 in the Detroit metropolitan area. (CNS photo/Rebecca Cook, Reuters) 
Some Chaldeans and their supporters are wondering why more Christian Americans—their co-religionists—are not speaking out against the impending deportation of hundreds of them from the U.S. to Iraq.
U.S. President Donald Trump announces his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement at the White House in Washington on June 1. (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)
The Trump administration has canceled the immigration program intended to protect parents of U.S. citizens from deportation.
Refugees wait to see Pope Francis at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, in this April 16, 2016, file photo. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
The chalice was handcrafted primarily with wood from a refugee boat that landed upon the beaches of Lampedusa.