A Salvadoran immigrant carries her son in a field in Huehuetoca, Mexico, while trying to reach the U.S.-Mexico border in 2015. (CNS photo/Edgard Garrido, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service January 05, 2018
Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, said he worries for families in which some members are U.S. citizens and others have a less permanent immigration status.
Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen is seen in this undated photo. He entered the country as a young refugee from Vietnam in 1973. (CNS photo/courtesy Diocese of St. Augustine)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service December 28, 2017
Bishop Nguyen was forced to flee his native country as a seminarian, spending 18 days at sea without food or water.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service December 14, 2017
No part of the 220-year-old mission, part of the Franciscan Province of St. Barbara, was damaged, said Brother John Kiesler.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service December 12, 2017
Most of the families are poor and come from desert communities where there is no heat, running water or electricity.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service December 04, 2017
The funding is at peril in the proposed federal budget.
U.S. Border Patrol agents open a single gate to allow families to hug and talk on Nov. 18 along the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico. (CNS photo/Jorge Duenes, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service November 30, 2017
"Fixing illegal immigration does not require the demonization of the so-called 'illegals,'" said Archbishop Wenski.
Bishop George V. Murry of Youngstown, Ohio, chair of the U.S. bishops' Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, speaks on Nov. 13 during the 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 November 14, 2017
Though the Catholic Church has responded to racism for many years, some leaders and church institutions have at times been part of the problem.
Sanctuary-city activist Felix Cepeda of New York City is seen during the first day of the U.S. bishops' fall general assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 13. He planned to pray and fast for the next three days in hopes the Catholic Church would offer its church properties as places of sanctuary to keep families intact if a family member faces deportation. (CNS photo/Rhina Guidos)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service November 14, 2017
As the U.S. bishops were beginning their fall assembly in Baltimore, also marking their 100th anniversary as a conference, a couple of nonviolent protesters gathered nearby.
Gonzaga College High School students look through the archives in late June at Georgetown University in Washington. Gonzaga history teacher Ed Donnellan and six students searched through the archives to unearth any ties to slavery at the Jesuit-run high school. (CNS photo/courtesy Gonzaga College High School)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service November 08, 2017
"We're at the beginning of this," said Gonzaga history teacher Ed Donnellan, who also is looking at the possibility of taking students to visit the remnants of the Jesuit slave plantations in Maryland.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service November 07, 2017
At the 2017 gathering, organizers offered Catholic speakers that tackled racism, immigration, climate change, socioeconomic inequality, prison reform and other forms of social exclusion.