Archbishop José Gomez discusses president’s recent executive orders

Last week was hard. It is sad to see it come to this — that the president of the United States must define, by an executive order, the precise meaning of the word “wall.” “‘Wall’ shall mean a contiguous, physical

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2017-01-31T19:40:29-07:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , , , |52 Comments

LA parish offers succor to Syrian refugees

The following comes from a September 27 Catholic News Agency article by Casey McCorry: The needs of Father David Bedrossian’s parish are unique. While many priests grapple with budgetary concerns and a desire to fill pews, Father Bedrossian is wondering

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2016-09-27T14:59:30-07:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , , |7 Comments

6,726 Syrian refugees admitted to U.S. so far in 2016– but only 23 are Christians

The following comes from a July 22 CNSNews.com article by Patrick Goodenough : With ten weeks to go until the end of the fiscal year, the Obama administration continues to admit Syrian refugees at an accelerated pace, and has now exceeded

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2016-07-26T08:03:18-07:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: Immigration, Other News|Tags: , , |55 Comments

Sacramento religious leaders decry genocide by Islamic State

The following comes from a March 23 Sacramento Bee article by Bill Lindelof: More than a dozen clergy and lay people from Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Muslim and Protestant houses of worship gathered Wednesday at a news conference on the steps of

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2016-03-25T15:05:43-07:00March 25th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

United States recognizes killing of Yazidis, Christians, and Shia Muslims as genocide

The following comes from a March 15 Alliance Defending Freedom press release: Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the United States recognizes the atrocities perpetrated by ISIS/Daesh against Yazidis, Christians, and Shia Muslims as genocide. Alliance Defending Freedom

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Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill decry abortion, defend traditional marriage

The following comes from a February 12 LifeSiteNews article by John-Henry Westen: A joint declaration signed by both Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, head of the Orthodox Church of Moscow and All Russia, issued today after their historic meeting in

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Looking toward November 8

The following comes from a January 8 Denver Catholic article by George Weigel: Here are two suggestions for what Catholics in America might ponder before November 8. (1) The most important numbers to keep in mind between now and Election Day are

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