The public-health order, known as Title 42, allows the United States to bar entry of persons who have recently been in a country where a communicable disease was present.
Judge threatens to block Biden’s plan to end pandemic border restriction
Pope urges L.A. religious congress to continue to ‘go forth’
The pope said the theme of this year’s Congress, “Living waters of hope,” “invites us to constantly renew ourselves in the water and blood that flow from the heart of Jesus, as wellsprings of mercy for the entire world.
Some dioceses begin to lift mask mandates for Catholic schools
Many of the loosened restrictions for Catholic schools are effective as of late February or early March with the caveat the mandate could go back in effect if local coronavirus cases increase.
Bishop Kettler: With omicron surge declining, masking requirement ends
“We’ve had to make many sacrifices. But we make them in light of our Catholic faith, which calls us to show care and compassion for our neighbors, including the elderly and those with underlying health conditions for whom the virus can have devastating consequences.”
Bishop Kettler: Temporary COVID protocols will protect people, health systems
“We are a Church that understands the significance of sacrifice, and so I’m asking you to make some additional sacrifices for the good of our communities and our people.”
Online pivot during pandemic benefits Catholic Mobilization Network
While many businesses and organizations were hamstrung by the near-immediate shutdown wrought last year by the coronavirus pandemic, the Catholic Mobilization Network flourished in ways like never before, according to its executive director, Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy.
Appeals court backs Biden administration on some migrant expulsions
The Trump administration enacted what’s become known as Title 42, saying the Centers for Disease Control had voiced health concerns related to COVID-19, and the Biden administration has continued using it, much to the dismay of immigration advocates.
Policy keeping migrants out may stay in place longer
The Biden administration may not roll back at the end of July a policy that keeps migrants out of the country, citing health measures given the rising number of coronavirus cases in the U.S.