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  • Texas bishops question detention of child with cerebral palsy

    Texas bishops question detention of child with cerebral palsy

    • Oct 31, 2017

    The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, the public policy arm of the state’s bishops, said federal agents seemed to disregard their own policy in the matter when they detained an undocumented 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy on her way to the hospital for surgery. Bishop James A. Tamayo of Laredo said the action was “inhumane.”

  • Bishop warns of ‘dumbed-down Gospel’ behind anti-immigrant stance

    Bishop warns of ‘dumbed-down Gospel’ behind anti-immigrant stance

    • Aug 12, 2017

    In an effort to deport more people than President Obama did, the Trump administration is focusing on immigrants who follow the rules and show up to their meeting with ICE to tell them their whereabouts. Criminals and people who pose a danger to society are too difficult to find so they are a lower priority.

  • Bishop attends ICE meeting for mother fearing separation from sick child

    Bishop attends ICE meeting for mother fearing separation from sick child

    • Aug 9, 2017

    Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso is working to stop the deportation of a woman who is the only caretaker for her bed-ridden 8-year-old daughter, who has bone cancer. Seitz made headlines in July because of a pastoral letter in which he denounced the “demonization of immigrants” and pleaded with others for compassion and solidarity.

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