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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…

Courtship goes digital: Catholic spouses share stories of meeting online

Local couples say technology can help like-minded Catholics find each other Grace Turner | Special to The Michigan Catholic METRO DETROIT — While the traditions surrounding St. Valentine’s Day haven’t changed much over the years, one thing is for certain: meeting eligible Catholic singles isn’t as easy as it used to be. With a busier and busier…

40 years ago, University of Detroit Jesuit announced: ‘We’re staying’

School community reflects on impact of decision to remain in Detroit DETROIT — In 1977, administrators at University of Detroit Jesuit High School made a decision that would define the school and make clear its mission to serve: the school would remain in the city of Detroit at a time when many other institutions were relocating…