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Bishop James A. Tamayo joins with his fellow brother bishops of Texas in supporting the following statement. The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops welcomes the preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge, making the refugee consent decision to deny Texans the ability to welcome refugees mute, at least until the court makes a final decision or unless the injunction is overturned by a higher court.

2020 Annual Laredo Pro-Life Rosary Walk

Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at 2:00 pm

“Christ is our Hope, for our lifetime

The Diocese of Laredo and Most Rev. James A. Tamayo Joins Bishop Gomez in sharing this world Day and Peace message to Everyone in the Diocese of Laredo

Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows:

In this holy season, Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the living God who comes among us as the Prince of Peace, to bring peace to our hearts and peace on earth.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Laredo works hand in hand with Homeland Security and the Federal Authorities to provide support and respond to any humanitarian crisis on our border.  In 2019, Catholic Charities has provided humanitarian assistance to almost 15,000 migrants,including children, who would otherwise be left on the streets with nothing but the clothes on their backs.

By: Douglas Culp

From Nov. 11-13, 2019, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held its 2019 Fall General Assembly in Baltimore. During the three days of the General Assembly, there was the election of new officers, the approval of a budget and supplements to Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, and discussions that touched on a wide range of topics. Here are just a few of the highlights.

On behalf of the Office of Stewardship and Development, we invite you to participate in an act of giving during this upcoming Advent season with the "Stewardship in Advent" Calendar. (See the image gallery below)

En nombre de la Oficina de Corresponsibilidad y Desarrollo, lo invitamos a participar en un acto de caridad durante esta próxima temporada de Adviento con el Calendario "Caridad en Adviento". (Ver la galería de imágenes abajo)