At its Convention last weekend, the Diocese of Los Angeles elected to become a “sanctuary diocese” for undocumented immigrants to the United States.
In the explanation to the resolution, the Rev. Francisco J. Garcia, Rector of Holy Faith in Inglewood writes,
For many years, immigrant families have suffered on the margins of our society. They have been scapegoated during difficult economic times and victimized by harsh anti-immigrant ordinances passed by some states and localities.
In the aftermath of the recent presidential election there […]