Tag: capitol

Catholics put focus on immigrant children with rally

WASHINGTON | A few hundred Catholic activists, including dozens of women religious, gathered outside at the foot of the U.S. Capitol July 18 urging politicians to stop its “inhumane treatment” of immigrant children at the border and reminding people of faith to take a stronger stand against current U.S. border policies. The rally, on a… Read more »

Catholics among 59 arrested during ‘pray-in’ at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON | Catholics arrested in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda as part of the six-week Poor People’s Campaign said they willingly gave up their freedom for a few hours to object to widespread racism, voter suppression, anti-immigrant policies and inaction on poverty around the country. They told Catholic News Service May 21 before their act of… Read more »