Day: September 22, 2016

Refugee resettlement: Texas bishops respond to Texas governor

The state of Texas has officially given notice to the Office of Refugee Resettlement that it will withdraw from the federal program if the state’s security plan is not approved by the ORR. Governor Greg Abbott’s words in that notice: “The federal government’s refugee settlement program is riddled with serious problems that pose a threat …

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Pope Francis: Artisans of Peace

On the World Day of Prayer for Peace, yesterday, Pope Francis participated in an interfaith event calling for an end to human suffering. It was reported by Crux: Surrounded by leaders of the world’s major religions, including Jews, Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, followers of traditional faiths and even atheists, as well as survivors of war …

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