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Catholic Bishops, Religious, and Laypeople to Pray Against Federal Executions

Catholic bishops, men and women religious, and laypeople will come together next week for two Virtual Prayer Vigils hosted by Catholic Mobilizing Network surrounding the federal government’s planned executions of William LeCroy on September 22 and Christopher Vialva on September 24.
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Catholic Leaders Respond to Court Decision Upholding Administration’s Right to End TPS

On Monday, September 14, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s plan to revoke Temporary Protected Status for nearly 300,000 individuals from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Sudan and Nepal, leaving these individuals susceptible to deportation. 
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Spanish Court Sentences Salvadoran Colonel to 133 Years for Jesuit Murders

A national court in Spain sentenced a former Salvadoran colonel, Inocente Orlando Montano, to more than 133 years in prison for the murders of five of six Jesuit priests and two laywomen were killed in El Salvador on November 16, 1989.