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The Church and Immigration
At Border Mass, Bishops Call for Compassion, Immigration Reform
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
NOGALES, Ariz. (CNS) — With the backdrop a few feet away of the rusted iron slats of the 30-foot wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley and a dozen other bishops from three countries prayed April 1 for compassion and for a return to ideals that welcome immigrants.
 
Senate Immigration Bill Passes, Moves to Uncertain Fate in House
Friday, June 28, 2013
WASHINGTON (CNS)—The diverse coalition of faith, labor, business and civil rights activists who are trying to rework the nation's immigration system celebrated the June 27 Senate passage of a massive reform bill.
 
Immigration Laws Must Reflect Values, Not Fears, Nun Says
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CNS)—Three days into its 6,500-mile journey from Ellis Island in New York to Angel Island in San Francisco, the "Nuns on the Bus" tour for immigration reform cruised into Charlotte May 31 -- fueled by a cheering crowd outside St. Peter Church.

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From Catholic Update, St. Anthony Messenger Press

Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, 2004

From St. Anthony Messenger magazine

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2003

The Catholic campaign for immigration reform, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops








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