Catholic News Headlines for Wednesday 6/5/2024

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The historic Mary House is helping asylum seekers and migrants. The 19th-century building in Manhattan, where Catholic icon Dorothy Day lived and worked until her death in 1980, has an urban rooftop garden. The workers there grow food for the free lunches served to those in need.

Catholic activists are responding to the impact of President Joe Biden’s latest executive action. This sweeping new policy at the border allows the government to ban some migrants who cross the border illegally from seeking asylum. The president’s decision has sparked criticism from both parties, further fueling the debate.

Governor Kathy Hochul is pumping the brakes on congestion pricing. The controversial plan to charge drivers entering Manhattan below 60th Street has been indefinitely postponed. It will not start on June 30th as initially planned.

Tomorrow is the 80th anniversary of D-Day, the beginning of the end of World War II. Heads of state are gathering in France to commemorate the anniversary. Some of the few veterans still alive are now returning to Normandy to mark the solemn occasion.