Pope Francis and the U.S. bishops have called for a robust worldwide response to the international migration crisis, but the Trump administration fears an undermining of national sovereignty.
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USCCB: ‘We must screen vigilantly for infiltrators who would do us harm, but we must always be equally vigilant in our welcome of friends.’
COMMENTARY: Some in the Church hierarchy in Europe seem to have adopted the EU agenda as their own.
‘This is an essential part of our identity as Catholic Christians, and we will continue this life-saving tradition,’ said Archbishop Joseph Tobin amid security concerns from the Indiana governor.
While the U.S. debates the integrity of the refugee program vs. the risks, the situation of Syrian refugees grows more desperate in countries such as Lebanon and Jordan, which can no longer sustain them.
The Holy See is asking the United Nations to take action against ‘violent non-state actors’ who are violating human rights and forcing an unprecedented number of people to migrate.
The letter to the president states that without ‘swift moral leadership,’ indigenous Christian, Yazidi, and other religious communities in the Middle East face extinction by the terrorist army.