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Catholics join faith leaders gathered to remember child deaths at border

Catholics join faith leaders gathered to remember child deaths at border

| Rhina Guidos | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jesus would be “indignant” and hold accountable those responsible for the deaths of at least five migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border, said Sister Marie Lucey of the Franciscan Action Network, one several faith leaders who on May 23 participated in a vigil to remember the young migrants.

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Supporters of young migrants ask for DACA protection at Washington rally

Supporters of young migrants ask for DACA protection at Washington rally

| Rhina Guidos | August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

In her last year of high school, concerned about the uncertain future that awaited her as a youth without legal documentation to be in the country, 17-year-old Claudia Quinones took her worries to her Maryland parish.

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Catholic leaders, groups urge all Americans to confront ‘sin of racism’

Catholic leaders, groups urge all Americans to confront ‘sin of racism’

| August 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Franciscan Action Network called on all Americans, “especially ourselves and those who have benefited from white privilege,” to look within themselves “and confront America’s original sin — the sin of racism.”

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