Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeSeptember 08, 2017
Jesuit and other Catholic academic leaders are ready to protect the Dreamers in their communities from deportation forces.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeSeptember 07, 2017
Mr. Bannon said he believes the Catholic Church has been “terrible” to Mr. Trump on the issue of immigration.
Politics & Society NewsKevin ClarkeSeptember 07, 2017
Remembering the church’s call to solidarity, a C.R.S. official asks only that as Americans reach out to assist their fellow citizens they continue to remember “our brothers and sisters around the world who are also in need.”
Politics & Society NewsKevin ClarkeSeptember 05, 2017
Reacting to the move to end DACA, the bishops said, “Today, our nation has done the opposite of how Scripture calls us to respond. It is a step back from the progress that we need to make as a country.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeAugust 31, 2017
“I cannot compare it to anything,” Donna Markham, O.P., president of Catholic Charities USA, says of the storm. “The expanse of it…it is bigger than Katrina. The loss of life has not been as great as Katrina, but the damage is just monumental.”
Politics & Society Short TakeKevin ClarkeAugust 23, 2017
Worker productivity has been going up, but wages are not keeping up.
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeAugust 02, 2017
“It’s all part of their nativist agenda,” Kevin Appleby said. “The pattern is clear: Deport Latinos, ban Muslims and now this bill would prevent Asians and Africans from entering the country.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeJuly 28, 2017
“We are relieved and delighted that the Affordable Care Act remains intact,” Sister Carol Keehan said. “We think that this is really an important moment now to hear the people on both sides of the aisle that have said we need to come together and work on making this better.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeJuly 26, 2017
The impact of the Trump foreign aid reductions, if enacted, “would be swift, devastating, and felt for years to come, imperiling millions of lives and the course of global development, stability, and partnership.”
Politics & Society DispatchesKevin ClarkeJuly 13, 2017
Many have simply walked from the city to the desert camps, a distance of 20 to 30 kilometers, says Mr. El-Mahdi. Now they confront hunger, thirst and the desert’s unforgiving sun. “The summer heat is brutal.”