March 25, 2010
About 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States lack fundamental rights such as education-related financial aid.
During his campaign for the presidency, Barack Obama, the US president, promised to overhaul immigration laws.
But more than a year after he came into office, US authorities have deported more than 500,000 people.
By Maggie Hyde
March 11, 2010
February 12, 2010
The heads of five Catholic agencies that work with Haitian earthquake victims have outlined steps they say the U.S. government should take to protect children left alone after the Jan. 12 earthquake.
December 28, 2009
CLINIC Executive Director Maria Odom speaks with Catholic Radio Weekly about CLINIC's new National Pro Bono Project for Children.
To listen to the interview, please click the link below:
By JOHN WOODS
Catholic New York (CNY)
NEW YORK (CNS) — The rapid growth and cultural diversity of Latino Catholics makes tremendous demands on the Catholic Church at the same time it enriches and revitalizes the church community, according to speakers at a forum on “Becoming Latino: The Transformation of U.S. Catholicism.”
Sweeping changes in United States demographics are transforming the fundamental makeup of the Catholic Church, as the number of Catholic Hispanics continues to climb.
But is American Catholicism prepared for this new wave of parishioners?
That question was raised by a panel of experts on Dec. 10 at “Becoming Latino: The Transformation of U.S. Catholicism,” at Fordham University.
Baltimore, Md., Nov 18, 2009 / 06:15 pm (CNA).- By a simple majority vote at their fall assembly in Baltimore, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has elected the new chairmen-elect of five committees.
By a 118-114 vote, Archbishop of St. Louis Robert J. Carlson was chosen over Bishop of Raleigh, N. Carolina Michael F. Burbidge to become chairman-elect of the Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations.