Our Boosters are matching gifts up to $45,000. We have $33,992 to go. Your gift today will count twice!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

California governor visits Mexico, meets with bishops on migration

Catholic World News - August 01, 2014

Governor Jerry Brown of California traveled to Mexico and met with a group of bishops to discuss the plight of unaccompanied migrant children.

Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles joined the governor in convening the meeting.

“False information on an upcoming immigration reform” is one of the major reasons for the recent surge in migration, the Mexican Episcopal Conference stated in a note to the Fides news agency.

Bishop Guillermo Rodrigo Teodoro Ortiz Mondragón, who leads the conference’s Commission for Human Mobility, agreed to launch an information campaign on US immigration laws to counter the efforts of human traffickers who have spread the false information.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($120,221 to go):
$150,000.00 $29,778.98
80% 20%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: John J Plick - Aug. 02, 2014 3:38 PM ET USA

    Our Catholic Church experiences the unique blessing of truly being transcendent regarding national boundaries. If our bishops and the bishops of the nations involved were truly committed one would think that an "international campaign" to educate the poor with respect to this issue could be mounted that would not only discourage law-breaking but facilitate orderly immigration within the established framework.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

And here's another very old story: the secular media don't understand Catholic affairs 18 hours ago
How not to be persuasive 18 hours ago
Francis the Man, Francis the Pope October 28
Clarifying what it might mean for a pope to wish to change Catholic doctrine October 28
Does the Kasper Proposal make Pope Francis a heretic? Invalid marriages and mortal sin October 28

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Key synod report calls for 'gradualism' in Church response to irregular family situations CWN - October 13
As synod concludes, bishops issue message, approve document; Pope weighs in CWN - October 20
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6