Refugees

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about refugees as he makes a statement to the media Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Brandon Sanchez September 20, 2018
The announcement that the United States will cap its intake of refugees at 30,000 was swiftly denounced by Catholic leaders.
Christians in the U.S. have taken the Trump administration to task for a dramatic drop in the numbers of persecuted Christian and other refugees being admitted into the country, even though administration officials promised last year to help.
September 10, 2018
The country that is home to the Nobel prizes and militarily neutral policies for the better part of two centuries has been known for its comparatively open doors to migrants and refugees.
Catholic News Service August 28, 2018
A new report from the U.N. Human Rights Council calls for the prosecution of Myanmar's military leaders for genocide and war crimes.
Members of the U.S. Border Patrol apprehend an immigrant from Guatemala on June 19 near Falfurrias, Texas. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Diego Gómez Pickering August 10, 2018
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is a holistic approach that treats people with kindness and also recognizes economic opportunity.
Jorge Taborda, an undocumented immigrant, and Tom Smith, O.F.M. Conv., at the Holy Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, N.M.(J.D. Long-García)
Tom Smith August 02, 2018
The example of St. Francis has prompted a New Mexico retreat center to open its doors to refugees, but also to go out in the world to work for justice.