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Strong prayer life influences choice to become nun, brother, suggests CARA study

WASHINGTON – Nearly all of the religious men and women who professed perpetual vows in 2016 had a strong prayer life prior to entering their religious institute, according to a survey on men and women religious conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University. The survey results were released […]

Trump’s action banning refugees brings outcry from U.S. church leaders

WASHINGTON (CNS) – President Donald Trump’s executive memorandum intended to restrict the entry of terrorists coming to the United States brought an outcry from Catholic leaders across the U.S. Church leaders used phrases such as “devastating,” “chaotic” and “cruel” to describe the Jan. 27 action that left already-approved refugees and immigrants stranded at U.S. airports […]

President and Vice President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops stand in defense of all faiths in response to Executive Order on refugees

WASHINGTON – Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, vice president of the USCCB, have issued the following joint statement regarding the recent executive order on the new refugee policy announced by President Trump this past Friday.  President Trump’s […]

USCCB Committee on Migration chair strongly opposes Executive Order because it harms vulnerable refugee and immigrant families

WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump issued today an Executive Order addressing the U.S. refugee admissions program and migration to the United States, generally.  The executive order virtually shuts down the refugee admissions program for 120 days, reduces the number of refugees to be admitted to the United States this year from 110,000 to 50,000 […]

USCCB Committee on Migration chair responds to Trump administration Sanctuary City executive order

WASHINGTON – Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Texas and chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration has issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s (Jan. 25) executive order signed by President Donald Trump.  The executive order would deny federal funding for jurisdictions that choose not to cooperate with federal efforts to deport […]

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