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Refugees at outreach center share hardships experienced during pandemic

TUCSON (CNS) — More than a dozen men, women and children provided a glimpse into the desperate living conditions they endure in Nogales, Mexico, while the world struggles with COVID-19.

Walk in solidarity with refugees at Christmas

Sometimes overlooked in the idyllic images of the Christmas story is the brief, touching tale told in the Gospel of Matthew: the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt.

Ethiopians, often refugees themselves, welcome newcomers, cardinal says

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Ethiopia is now managing nearly a million refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan, Yemen and even Syria, said Ethiopian Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel.

Admitting fewer refugees ‘runs counter’ to U.S. values, say USCCB leaders

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A proposal to reduce the number of refugee admissions to the United States to fewer than 30,000 “would be wholly counter to our values as a nation of immigrants,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chair of the bishops’ Committee on Migration.

Jordanian priest helps Iraqi refugees get work at parish-based project

Iraqi Christians are now five years into displacement. One Jordan parish alone has 800 Iraqi refugee families.

Welcome Christ present in migrants and refugees, pope urges

Pope Francis celebrated a conference Mass for representatives of parishes, religious orders and Catholic-run agencies assisting migrants and refugees, as well as individual families who host newcomers.

For New Year, pope urges help for refugees, respect for life

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis began the New Year praying the world would demonstrate a marked increase in solidarity and welcome for migrants and refugees.

Pope’s New Year priorities: Refugees, youths, trips, more Curia reform

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Foreign trips, a focus on the rights and needs of migrants and refugees and a Synod of Bishops dedicated to young people all are on the 2018 calendar for Pope Francis.

Young men of Loyola Academy reach out to refugees [VIDEO]

Loyola Academy, a Jesuit junior high school on Brophy College Preparatory's campus, has students sending postcards of hope to displaced children around the world through Any Refugee.

USCCB leaders seek prayers for migrants, refugees on Guadalupe feast

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Americas — both North and South — and patroness of the Diocese of Phoenix, which serves Catholics from both continents.