Reuniting Migrant Families After Separation at the U.S. Border

In the first half of 2018, the U.S. government separated more than 2,000 families attempting to enter the country through its Southern border. To reconcile this action, separated families are now being reunited. Faith-based organizations who are assisting the government in the reunification process have released a report assessing the work that has been done and providing recommendations for the future.

ICMC Pays Tribute to Us Bishops’ Conference on Its Centenary

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) celebrated its 100th birthday this month at a Mass held during its general assembly in Maryland. In his homily, Cardinal Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, praised USCCB’s longtime migration and refugee work, saying that “the urgent need to welcome and integrate new waves of immigrants continues unabated” today as was the case when it began in 1917.