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  • Are Central American kids 'refugees'?

    RICHMOND, Va. Asein Ta wasn't yet a teenager when he left his native Myanmar (also known as Burma) and followed his uncle, who hobbled on one leg, on a treacherous three-day journey across mountains and into one of Thailand's largest refugee camps.
  • Catholic 'Synod of Bishops' to discuss family issues [Commentary]

    Catholic 'Synod of Bishops' to discuss family issues [Commentary]
    Last Monday, the extraordinary Synod of Bishops to discuss the "Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization" began in Rome. The synod represents a key moment in the papacy of Pope Francis and in the life of the Roman Catholic...

    Immigrant children describe horrors of journey

    MIAMI A report compiled by immigrant rights activists documents the tales of undocumented minors who fled Central America to seek refuge in the United States. Tens of thousands of children who fled Central America expected to find refuge in the United...

    New archbishop puts immigration front and center

     New archbishop puts immigration front and center
    Immigrant rights activists are hailing Chicago's next Roman Catholic archbishop, hoping that Blase Cupich's outspoken advocacy for their cause translates to meaningful changes to local and state laws that would make Illinois the friendliest state for...

    Pope Francis works at reconciling decades-old divisions among Latin American Catholics

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador It's been dubbed the "Francis effect." In ways large and small, Pope Francis is having an impact on Roman Catholics in Latin America. He's pushing ahead with sainthood for a controversial martyred prelate in El Salvador. He's...