“Amid deep fault lines and economic, religious, confessional and political conflicts, we are called to offer our witness to unity and peace,” the pope said Feb. 23 as he joined 60 bishops from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa at the end of a five-day meeting in the southern Italian coastal city of Bari.
In partnership with Unitecloud, the St. Cloud school is hosting the “Green Card Voices” exhibit through the end of the month. As they go about their day, students see banners featuring the stories of first-generation immigrants and refugees who live and work in central Minnesota.
The plight of the world’s refugees will be solved by politics, not by appeals to conscience or awareness of the tremendous scope of the issue, said speakers at an Oct. 17 New York symposium on migration.
Catholics joined an array of faith communities, human rights groups, clergy, refugees and refugee resettlement agencies gathered outside the U.S. Capitol Oct. 15 protesting deep cuts to the refugee admissions program.