Its multifaceted approach aims to welcome couples into the community, enrich their relationships and help them grow together in the faith.
“Let me be clear: This is not a political statement,” said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson. “This is a statement of principle. This is about helping people who need our help right now.”
The near-term hardship “won’t hit for a week or two,” Bishop Kopacz said. But “as time goes on this month, there’s going to be some real crises.”
On Tuesday, Archbishop García-Siller tweeted that the president should “stop hate and racism, starting with yourself.” The tweet has since been deleted.
Throughout his administration, President Donald Trump has vowed to curb both legal and illegal immigration to the United States.
Critics and supporters of the Vatican’s latest document on gender and sexuality may find little common ground on the issue, but they can agree on this: The church needs to further a dialogue about transgender individuals.
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on legislation that would create a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers and recipients of Temporary Protected Status this week.
Federal officials are releasing thousands of asylum seekers in Texas. A Catholic Charities facility is taking up the challenge of providing temporary food and shelter after grueling journeys.
President Donald Trump announced new priorities for immigration reform from the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, underscoring the need for border security, limiting asylum cases and merit-based immigration over family-based immigration.