Catholic Advocacy for Latino Immigrants

Written on: August 1, 2014

We share the following with you from our friends at Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good. We recommend their website,  as an accessible source of current information on Catholic Social Teaching.


With the child refugee crisis on the border making headlines these past weeks, there’s been a lot of anti-immigrant vitriol spewed from different segments of the population.

Those who spread hate–many of whom are Christians–would do well to remember the uncomfortable reality that Jesus Christ himself was an undocumented child refugee.

From the Common Good Forum,July 23,  Dr. Julia Young offers a brief historical survey of how the Catholic Church has been an advocate for Latino immigrants into the United States for a better part of our nation’s history. Read it here : (Posted by · July 23, 2014 12:20 PM).

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