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The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

Catholics in Los Angeles invited to prayer and pilgrimage for migrants, refugees

Sep 16, 2020

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is inviting Catholics to join in a novena and to watch Masses online this weekend... Read more

Following Trump's halt to US immigration, bishops call for solidarity

Apr 24, 2020

As the Trump administration suspends immigration to stem the spread of coronavirus, the United States’ bishops encouraged global solidarity, saying... Read more

Central American migrants in Mexico.

US bishops declare solidarity with immigrants, refugees

Jan 3, 2020

Anticipating its observance of National Migration Week, the US bishops' conference said Thursday that it stands in solidarity with immigrants... Read more

Priest assisting in identification of Essex lorry deaths

Nov 4, 2019

After 39 people were found dead in a semi trailer in eastern England last month, a Catholic priest has joined... Read more

Police officers drive away a lorry in which was discovered 39 dead bodies, at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, east of London, Oct. 23, 2019.

Catholics call for prayer, legal migration routes after Essex lorry deaths

Oct 26, 2019

In the wake of the discovery of the bodies of eight women and 31 men inside a semi trailer in... Read more

Members of the Knights of Columbus help to deliver supplies to the Casa del Migrante in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Texas Knights of Columbus work with Mexican Knights to aid migrants

Oct 10, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Following an August announcement from the Knights of Columbus that the group would commit at least $250,000 to aid migrants... Read more

Central American migrants in Mexico.

Mexican bishops: Government devalues migrants' dignity

Jul 24, 2019

The Mexican bishops reaffirmed Tuesday its concern over the lack of a humanitarian reception for migrants, whose dignity has been... Read more

Teams with And Then There Were None and New Wave Feminists deliver supplies in McAllen, TX.

Pro-life women deliver semi-truck full of supplies, $72,000 to the border

Jul 16, 2019

By Mary Farrow

The heat index in McAllen, Texas was 125 degrees on Saturday, but that did not stop members of the pro-life... Read more

The corpses of migrant Oscar Martinez and his daughter Angie Valeria are transported to the forensic service in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, June 26, 2019.

US-Mexico border bishops sorrowed by migrant deaths

Jul 1, 2019

The bishops on either side of the Rio Grande where several migrants died last week expressed Friday their sorrow over... Read more

View of the bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his daughter, who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into the US in Matamoros, June 24, 2019.

Faith sustains wife of drowned migrant, bishop says

Jun 28, 2019

Tania Vanessa Ávalos, the wife and mother of the migrants who died trying to cross into the US this week,... Read more

The flag of Chile.

Chilean diocese concerned for Venezuelan migrants at border crossing

Jun 26, 2019

The Diocese of San Marcos de Arica expressed Monday its concern over the humanitarian conditions of hundreds of people, mostly... Read more

Venezuelan migrants wait to get a refugee application at the Peruvian border post at the binational border attention centre in Tumbes, June 14, 2019.

Venezuelan bishops concerned by risk of emigrant trafficking

Jun 19, 2019

The Venezuelan bishops have expressed their concern for the risks to which Venezuelan emigrants, especially women, are exposed. More than... Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope Francis gives $500,000 to support migrants in Mexico

Apr 29, 2019

Peter’s Pence, a global charitable fund overseen by Pope Francis, will support migrants in limbo in Mexico, the charity has... Read more

Pope Francis meets with migrants at the Archdiocese of Rabat’s Caritas premises, March 30, 2019.

Pope Francis to migrants: The Church suffers with you

Mar 30, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Immigrants are an important part of the Church and she is aware of the ways they have and are suffering,... Read more

Thousands of unaccompanied minors allege sexual abuse in government custody

Mar 1, 2019

Thousands of migrant children and teens have reported being sexually abused or harassed while in government custody during the last... Read more

Central American migrants in Mexico.

Tijuana archbishop urges solidarity with Central American migrants

Nov 28, 2018

Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón of Tijuana encouraged the faithful Sunday to share “from our poverty” with the Central American migrants... Read more

Chile's National Migrant Day.

Chilean Church celebrates National Day of the Migrant

Sep 6, 2018

The Church in Chile’s capital celebrated the National Day of the Migrant September 2 with a Mass of Thanksgiving and... Read more

Syrian refugees on the Syria/Turkey border.

Holy See hopes UN migration agreement will defend human dignity

Jul 16, 2018

The Vatican’s representative at the United Nations expressed hope that a new UN agreement on best practices for international migration... Read more

The flag of Venezuela.

Vatican promotes 'Bridges of Solidarity' for Venezuelan emigrants

May 7, 2018

By Elise Harris

The ongoing crisis in Venezuela has produced a tremendous flow of emigration, with thousands fleeing the instability and hyperinflation under... Read more

Central American migrants in Mexico.

Vatican aims to 'change the narrative' on migrants, refugees

Mar 7, 2018

By Elise Harris

For the Vatican's point man on migration, ever since the crisis reached a fever pitch in 2015, the mass movement... Read more