From readers – September 25, 2019

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I was surprised that your newspaper published only one side of the “immigration detention” story in its Sept. 12 edition, namely “the inhumanity of separating migrant children from their parents.”

Highlighting the side supported by many U.S. Catholic leaders, the article from Catholic News Service by Rhina Guidos leaves the impression that this is “the Catholic position” on this complex and controversial issue. I think “the Catholic position” on this issue is much more nuanced and would appreciate reading both sides of this issue, including the ways in which U.S. Catholic leaders are challenging both sides to compromise and arrive at a truth which respects both sides, something that I would call “the Catholic position.”

Roland J. Mayer
Church of the Epiphany, Coon Rapids

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