Turning a crisis into care – one child at a time

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, Hispanic, News

By Ashley Siferd This is the story of one family. A family terrified of the all-too- real threat of rampant and out-of-control gang violence that struck too close to home. This is not fiction. This story is about the sobering reality for children who live at risk every day of their lives. Their choices: face death at home, or face …

Bishop urges thoughtful solution to border crisis

Bishop Richard Stika Catholic Church, Leadership, News

By Bishop Richard F. Stika Imagine being a parent of five children and living with the very real expectation and fear that one of them, or worse yet, all of them, could be the targets of a ruthless and violent gang that you have no power to stop. The circumstances that have led to our recent crisis on the border …