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Cristo Rey Houston school seeking principal

Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston (Cristo Rey Jesuit) is seeking a Principal (Director of Academics). Selected candidate will begin work on July 1, 2018. Priority will be given to resumes received before October 1, 2017. MORE >>>

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Bishops denounce ending DACA and urge lasting reform

Under DACA, more than 110,000 young people contribute to Texas society and well-being AUSTIN –The Texas Catholic bishops have issued the following statement in response to the decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). We say, first, to DACA youth: regardless of your immigration status, you are a child of God. You…

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Pope Francis offers prayers

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis offered his prayers for the people of Texas and Louisiana struggling to cope with the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey and he praised all those engaged in rescuing and caring for the thousands of people forced out of their homes. In a message to Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of…

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Bishops encouraged by injunction on SB 4

AUSTIN — The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB) is encouraged by a San Antonio federal court’s ruling to halt the implementation of SB 4. The law would have punished police officers if they did not fully cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and would have also allowed local police to inquire into the…

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Call for solidarity with those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) president, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, has called for prayers and solidarity with those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Cardinal DiNardo also called on all people of good will to closely monitor future calls for assistance for victims and survivors in the days ahead. MORE

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Archbishop Garcia-Siller, MSpS, statement on Hurricane Harvey

My thoughts and prayers are with the people of the dioceses of Corpus Christi and Victoria, as well as the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, as they cope with the damaging effects of Hurricane Harvey. The people of San Antonio have opened their arms to welcome evacuees of this historic hurricane, and Catholic Charities of the archdiocese…

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