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Two men shake hands at the United Nations
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
people stand backs facing the camera, outside a church. some are young children and they carry bags
Politics & SocietyNews
Christopher Parker
As migrants are bussed into sanctuary cities, Catholic and other nonprofit charities have mobilized to welcome them. The charities are stretched thin but aim to help.
Photo by Andy Feliciotti on Unsplash
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Republicans were as likely as Democrats to say that democracy is in trouble. Does this mean we have achieved a consensus without realizing it?
Migrants wait to be processed by Border Patrol after crossing into the United States near Yuma, Ariz., on Aug. 23. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Shifting public perceptions on immigration—often based on political rhetoric and a misunderstanding of the facts on the ground—may help explain why there has been little, if any, movement on immigration reform in Congress.
Jefferson, an 8-year old boy from Honduras, is questioned by a border patrol agent on Aug. 26 after crossing the Rio Grande into Roma, Texas.(CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
America Staff
Border Patrol officials said that the large number of expulsions during the pandemic had contributed to a higher-than-usual number of migrants making multiple border crossing attempts.
Sister Thereselle Arruda reads to preschoolers at St. Peter Indian Mission School in Bapchule, Ariz. The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity have served the Gila River Indian Community since 1935. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)
Politics & SocietyYour Take
Our readers
Readers respond to our September editorial, "Catholic Education on the Margins," on school voucher programs.