Posts Tagged ‘legal status’

Crimea Catholic Church facing liquidation by Russians

Friday, March 6th, 2015

The Catholic Church in Russian-occupied Crimea fears it will lose its legal status after failing to meet a deadline for re-registering under Russian law. Failure to meet the March 1 deadline could mean liquidation for the Church, said Ukraine’s Religious Freedom Institute in a statement. The requirement to re-register was designed to force clergy and Read more

Catholic academics push for US immigration reform

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

The presidents of more than a third of the 244 Catholic universities and tertiary colleges in the United States have called on Congress to pass immigration reform, saying the current treatment of immigrants is “morally indefensible”. The 93 presidents have appealed directly to all 163 Catholic members of Congress, many of whom are graduates of Read more