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“Asylum is not a crime,” Say Catholic Leaders

"Asylum is not a crime," was the critical message of a statement by issued by three national Catholic leaders representing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Relief Services, and Catholic Charities USA.

ISN Signs Letter to Senate Opposing Halt to Syrian Refugee Resettlement

The Ignatian Solidarity Network has joined a coalition of immigration law experts, humanitarian organizations, and other faith groups in signing a letter to the U.S. Senate denouncing a piece of legislation that would suspend the admission of Syrian refugees. Among the 200 national groups signing the letter were the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, Jesuit Refugee Service, Catholic Charities USA, NETWORK, Muslim Public Affairs Council, and Oxfam.
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Ahead of Presidential Debate, Catholic Leaders Urge Candidates to Address Economic Inequality & Climate Change

As presidential candidates take the stage for the first debate in Cleveland on Thursday, Catholic leaders joined other prominent Christians in challenging all contenders for the White House to tackle inequality and climate change.