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Bishop Mario Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington (left) and Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities, USA (right)

Catholic leaders call for better treatment of Haitians, other migrants at border

Sep 22, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico... Read more

Members of the 115th congress and their families mingle on the house floor while attending the joint session on the opening day of the current session.

Congress passes resolution against border emergency

Sep 27, 2019

The House and Senate have passed a joint resolution to terminate President Trump’s February declaration of emergency at the U.S.-Mexico... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo at the USCCB autumn General Assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 12, 2018. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Bishops condemn new asylum policy for U.S.-Mexico border

Jul 16, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The president of U.S. bishops’ conference issued a statement on Tuesday condemning a newly-announced rule on asylum eligibility at the... 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.

Pope Francis 'profoundly saddened' at image of drowned migrant father and daughter

Jun 26, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis expressed his ‘immense sadness’ upon seeing the image of the migrant father and child who drowned in their... Read more