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The Church and Immigration
From Gangs to Coffee Rust: Push Factors for Migrants
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) — Giovani Melendez, 31, fled this Central American capital with his family, setting out suddenly on a search for safety in the United States after gangs demanded growing extortion payments he was unable afford. The family — Melendez, his wife, and children, ages 5 and 12 ...
 
Religious Sisters' Goal Is 'Healing Hearts' in Immigrant Ministry
Thursday, May 22, 2014
ATHENS, Ga. (CNS) — The couches, mattresses and chairs piled on top of each other created an island of furniture.
 
At Border Mass, Bishops Call for Compassion, Immigration Reform
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
NOGALES, Ariz. (CNS) — With the backdrop a few feet away of the rusted iron slats of the 30-foot wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley and a dozen other bishops from three countries prayed April 1 for compassion and for a return to ideals that welcome immigrants.

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From St. Anthony Messenger magazine

From Catholic Update, St. Anthony Messenger Press

Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, 2004

From St. Anthony Messenger magazine

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2003

The Catholic campaign for immigration reform, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops









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