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Claremont church puts Holy Family in cages
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Claremont United Methodist Church (Photo by Jason Armond/L.A. Times) It didn’t surprise the locals when Claremont United Methodist Church unveiled its annual outdoor Nativity scene this week. In keeping with its spiritual leanings and activist traditions, this was no

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Claremont church puts Holy Family in cages
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2019-12-17T15:41:20-08:00

Bishop Soto may not use Twitter again
Blowback from vets on his immigration tweet

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops tweeted Tuesday (Nov. 12) that Bishop Jaime Soto thinks President Donald Trump’s recent action on immigration is a “betrayal” of U.S. veterans. Soto’s quote came from a Tuesday bishops meeting on immigration in Baltimore

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Bishop Soto may not use Twitter again
Blowback from vets on his immigration tweet
2019-11-18T10:20:39-08:00

Tijuana archbishop urges solidarity with Central American migrants

Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón of Tijuana encouraged the faithful in his homily on November 25 to share “from our poverty” with the Central American migrants arriving in the city. Thousands of Central American migrants have reached Tijuana in their attempt

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Tijuana archbishop urges solidarity with Central American migrants2018-12-11T15:03:50-08:00

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 an abortion to other shelters. The

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

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 Mass in Spanish on a recent Sunday.

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

“Don’t come back”

July 2, 2015 began with a bologna sandwich and eight hours in a cell. Adrian Quiroz’s four months in immigration detention were coming to a close, and he was going to be deported to Mexico that day. He and the

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“Don’t come back”2018-06-05T18:35:14-07:00

San Bernardino Bishop: Trump Administration immigration policy is an attack on the family

The following is an excerpt from a recent writing of Bishop Gerald Barnes of San Bernardino: We are called to take notice of and respond to specific situations and challenges that impact family life. One very painful and egregious example

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San Bernardino Bishop: Trump Administration immigration policy is an attack on the family2018-06-05T00:59:39-07:00