A delegation of U.S. Catholic bishops is visiting the U.S.-Mexico border July 2 as a sign of solidarity with families suffering the pain of separation. Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain shared the following statement of support:
“Our prayers of support go to the delegation of bishops visiting the U.S.-Mexico border today. The Catholic Church stands with our brothers and sisters facing the challenges of immigration and we continue to call on public officials to enact comprehensive immigration reform.”
Click here to read more from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on the delegation’s visit.
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