The Roman Archdiocese of Chicago shows resistance without declaring parishes as sanctuaries

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In a letter that was distributed to the priests of his cure, Cardinal Blase Cupich, the Archbishop of Chicago stated his desire to stand in solidarity with parishioners throughout the archdiocese who are living in fear of the immigration actions of the Trump Administration.

Church amidst the Calais crisis

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Giles Fraser, writing for the Guardian, wondered how many churchgoers this past Sunday made the link between the people of the Exodus described in their lectionary readings, and the Ethiopian and Eritrean migrants who have crafted makeshift churches in the camps at Calais.

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President plans to change immigration policy

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According to news reports, President Obama will announce next week a broad overhaul of the nation’s immigration enforcement policy that will protect up to five million unauthorized immigrants from the threat of deportation and provide many of them with work permits.

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