Archbishop Gomez renews call for immigration reform
Catholic World News - April 16, 2014
Local Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders joined Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles at an interfaith gathering on behalf of immigration reform.
“These are human souls, not statistics,” the prelate said. “These are children of God. We cannot be indifferent to their suffering.”
The Los Angeles Times reported that “the audience [at the cathedral] was sparse, with only a few dozen in attendance to hear the prayers for compassion, along with repeated calls for President Obama to act.”
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Posted by: sirlopes102599 -
Apr. 17, 2014 6:59 PM ET USA
"To Pope Gregory XI: Since the Church began aiming more at temporal things than at spiritual, things have gone from bad to worse." -St. Catherine of Siena
Posted by: Defender -
Apr. 16, 2014 2:04 PM ET USA
The church wasn't full because this seems to be the only thing the archbishop wants to talk about (and not everyone, obviously, agrees), while the other things his predecessor ignored remain ignored.