Bishops ‘disappointed’ by Supreme Court’s travel-ban decision
June 28, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: “The travel ban targets Muslims for exclusion, which goes against our country’s core principle of neutrality when it comes to people of faith,” said the chairmen of two USCCB committees. “We are disappointed in the Court’s ruling because it failed to take into account the clear and unlawful targeting of a specific religious group by the government.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: Randal Mandock -
Jun. 30, 2018 1:20 PM ET USA
29% of travel-banned countries are _not_ Muslim: Venezuela and North Korea. What extrapolation formula considers 29% insignificant? My guess is that the majority of Communist North Koreans are atheist, agnostic, or pagan. Venezuela might have some Christians, but as a practical Communist dictatorship, many who choose not to flee are likely atheist or pagan. Where is the concern of the episcopate for all of these non-Muslims?
Posted by: shrink -
Jun. 28, 2018 10:15 AM ET USA
Yet another example of the USCCB's increasing irrelevance to the quest of moral guidance.