- Oct 27, 2020
The Windrush Generation were too often “failed by the state,” according to Bishop Paul McAleenan, the head of the migrants and refugees desk at the England and Wales bishops’ conference.
English Catholic bishops say they “stand in solidarity” with anti-racism protests over the police killing of an unarmed U.S. African American, declaring that “racism is an evil which must be opposed.”
Catholic leaders in England are urging the UK government to tackle the “known structural inequalities” that are causing ethnic minorities to suffer disproportionately from the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Catholic leaders have called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to offer asylum seeker and other “insecure” immigrants the ability to live freely and work in the UK during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
An English bishop is calling on the UK government to release people being held in immigration detention centers.
Church leaders around the world are pleading that migrants not be forgotten during pandemic.