Daniel Meloy

Archbishop: Church will continue to stand with refugees

Executive order throws Catholic Charities’ refugee resettlement program into doubt DETROIT — Since President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries on Jan. 27, Catholic leaders across the country have spoken out over the legal and ethical implications, especially for refugees escaping war-torn countries such as Iraq and Syria. The day…

Capuchins who lived with Fr. Solanus recall holy man, terrible violin player

Friars share stories as part of Solanus Casey Center’s remembrance series DETROIT — Just about every Catholic in Detroit knows about Venerable Fr. Solanus Casey. The holy Capuchin priest resided at St. Bonaventure Monastery, ready to answer the door, listen to people’s stories and heal the sick and spiritually broken of Detroit. But for the Capuchin…

St. Gabriel Parish partners with Detroit Mercy law students to host legal clinic

DETROIT — The Hispanic Lawyers Association and the Association of Hispanic Law students at the University of Detroit Mercy Law School co-sponsored a free legal clinic Feb. 5 at St. Gabriel Parish in Detroit, offering pro-bono advice and consultation for Catholics and others who don’t normally have access to a lawyer. “We’re offering free consultations in…