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Immigration Legal Services supports clients through Kentucky Bar Foundation Grant

In June of 2017, the Immigration Legal Services (ILS) department received a $20,000 grant for Immigration Legal Assistance from the Kentucky Bar Foundation. To date this grant has helped the ILS team serve 60 clients with services such as, consultation, consular processing, relative petitions, adjustment of status, travel documents, waivers, employment authorization and more. The… Read more

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Prayer service welcomes the ‘stranger’

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer In an outward expression of the Gospel teaching to welcome the stranger, the Archdiocese of Louisville held a prayer service at the Cathedral of the Assumption Jan. 6 — the feast of the Epiphany — in celebration of National Migration Week observed Jan. 7-13. The gathering of about 200 —… Read more

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Initiative aims to promote human dignity

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer The Archdiocese of Louisville will begin an initiative called “Days of Human Dignity” Jan. 6, the feast of the Epiphany. A prayer service is planned that day at the Cathedral of the Assumption at 11:30 a.m. to open National Migration Week, which is observed through Jan. 13. “Days of… Read more

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Share The Journey – A refugee’s resilience

By Shelley Dewig, Catholic Charities of Louisville Migrants and refugees do not only represent a problem to be solved, but are brothers and sisters to be welcomed, respected and loved.” – Pope Francis, World Day of Migrants and Refugees, 2014 It was raining the day Abdullah shared his story with me. That day, I was… Read more

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Global, local church aim to provide ‘hope’

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer A group of close to three dozen, including Archdiocese of Louisville priests and individuals who serve in various ministries, heard that the challenges of the local and global church are many, but with solidarity, the church can keep providing hope. The group — led by  Mark Bouchard of Catholic Charities of… Read more

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