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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service July 24, 2017
Texas bishops say they are "disappointed" by Attorney General Ken Paxton's demand that the administration terminate DACA.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service July 20, 2017
Bishop Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso made a passionate plea for others to understand the real danger that prompts migrants to leave their native lands.
An immigration rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington in April. The U.S. bishops' migration committee chair in a statement on July 18 urged President Donald Trump to "ensure permanent protection" for youth under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service July 19, 2017
U.S. bishops urge Trump administration "to continue administering the DACA program and to publicly ensure that DACA youth are not priorities for deportation."
Cardinal-designate Gregorio Rosa Chavez, auxiliary bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador, is seen in San Salvador on March 26. (CNS photo/Octavio Duran)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service June 28, 2017
El Salvador's first cardinal will have the eyes of his flock at home but also of the Washington area, home to approximately 260,000 Salvadorans.
Argentinian Maj. Gen. Javier Antonio Perez Aquino, chief observer of U.N. Mission in Colombia, holds a March 2 news conference in Bogota. (CNS photo/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda, EPA)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service June 23, 2017
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos had said the pontiff promised him he would visit Colombia if the government and the rebel group signed a peace agreement.
U.S. President Donald Trump announces his Cuba policy on July 16 at the Manuel Artime Theater in Little Havana, a neighborhood of Miami. (CNS photo/Joe Skipper, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service June 20, 2017
Cardinal Jaime Ortega said "resorting to old models" and applying them presently to Cuba can "overshadow or delay" the resolution of conflicts between the two countries.
Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, N.M., prays on Nov. 16 during the opening of the 2015 fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 22, 2017
The bishops' spring assembly will include discussions ranging from immigration to religious freedom, as well as the Synod of Bishops on youth.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 19, 2017
Decrease military spending and help the poor, said the U.S. bishops in a May 19 letter addressed to Congress, before lawmakers prepare to work on the federal budget for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year.
U.S. President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on March 6 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 19, 2017
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments for and against a revised version of Trump's executive order on immigration.
Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Oklahoma City Archdiocese who was brutally murdered in 1981 in the Guatemalan village where he ministered to the poor, is shown baptizing a child in this undated photo. The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced the North American priest will be beatified on Sept. 23 in Oklahoma. (CNS)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 15, 2017
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has opened a website detailing the life, as well as steps toward sainthood, of Father Stanley Rother.