(RNS) We’re a nation of immigrants — who tried to keep out Catholics, Jews and now Syrian refugees.
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(RNS) When one group of people in a country is taught to look at another group as inferior, immoral, and dangerous, the latter group will eventually pay a huge price.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) The pontiff had a chance to endorse the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty battles against gay rights and the contraception mandate. But he passed.
Sophie Cruz said she is an American citizen, but her parents are both undocumented immigrants from Mexico. The family traveled to Washington as part of an organized advocacy push for immigration reform.
(RNS) As a historical fixture in American culture, anti-Catholicism not only made the idea of papal visits inopportune; it also made any association with the papacy a serious liability.
MADRID (Reuters) Spain’s parliament on Thursday passed a law allowing descendants of Sephardic Jews to gain nationality, more than five centuries after their ancestors were expelled from the country.
ST. LOUIS – Members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops kicked off their annual spring assembly by denouncing racism as an “evil.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Want to know what Pope Francis will say to Congress in September? A top adviser offers a preview.