Parish on Mexico-Guatemala border prepares for new wave of asylum seekers

FRONTERA COMALAPA, Mexico (CNS) — In the early 1980s, parishioners at the Santo Niño de Atocha parish in this town on the Mexico-Guatemala border opened their church and homes to refugees fleeing civil war in Guatemala.


Trump signs new executive order on refugees, excludes Iraq from ban

WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump's new executive order temporarily banning refugees from certain majority-Muslim countries, signed March 6, now excludes Iraq from the ban.


Bible, like cellphone, should be carried always, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians should care about reading God's messages in the Bible as much as they care about checking messages on their cellphones, Pope Francis said.