Immigration

Immigrants and refugees, church leaders on immigration issues, government policies on immigration issues

Judge throws out lawsuit against bishops over immigrant shelters

A federal judge has dismissed the ACLU’s attempt to block the government from delegating the care of immigrant unaccompanied minors and sex-trafficking victims to a Catholic group that opposes birth control and abortion, and transfers those wishing to have

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Judge throws out lawsuit against bishops over immigrant shelters2018-10-16T05:44:15-07:00

Six bishops, 16 priests hear confessions, say Mass at ICE detention center

A group of Catholic leaders in California were allowed inside the Adelanto Immigration and Customs Enforcement Processing Center July 25.

The delegation, organized by the California Catholic Conference, consisted of six bishops, 16 priests

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Six bishops, 16 priests hear confessions, say Mass at ICE detention center2018-08-02T08:59:11-07:00

In the fight for immigrants, Cardinal Roger Mahony works out of the spotlight

Standing beneath the wooden panels of a church in the San Gabriel Valley, Cardinal Roger Mahony delivered a message that has over decades become a refrain.

“Immigrants are our brothers and sisters,” he said, celebrating

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In the fight for immigrants, Cardinal Roger Mahony works out of the spotlight2018-07-22T13:16:48-07:00