Immigration

Michael J. O’Loughlin January 30, 2017
"The bond between Christians and Muslims is founded on the unbreakable strength of charity and justice."
James Martin, S.J. January 27, 2017
It is Christ whom we turn away when we build walls.
Protesters hold signs as they listen to speakers at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. President Donald Trump moved aggressively to tighten the nation's immigration controls Wednesday, signing executive actions to jumpstart construction of his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall and cut federal grants for immigrant-protecting "sanctuary cities." (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 27, 2017
Cardinal Tobin: "Closing borders and building walls are not rational acts.... Mass detentions and wholesale deportation benefit no one; such inhuman policies destroy families and communities."
Catholic News Service January 26, 2017
"We can protect our citizens and, at the same time, we can welcome newcomers," said Dominican Sister Donna Markham.
"Any migrant that arrives at the Mexican-U.S. border will be required to hire the services of organized crime," Sister Leticia said.
"We will continue to support and stand in solidarity with immigrant families."