USCCB Urges Against Reducing Number of Refugees Resettled in U.S.

In a press release issued this morning, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops urged the current administration against reducing the number of refugees who will be resettled in the United States in the coming year. 

"As the Catholic Church prepares to celebrate the World Day of Migrants and Refugees on September 29th, we are reminded of Pope Francis urging us all to work for a 'globalization of solidarity' with refugees, not a globalization of 'indifference'. In light of refugees' extraordinary contributions to our country, and of the world's struggle with the greatest forced displacement crisis on record and historic highs in religious persecution, we categorically oppose any further reductions in the refugee resettlement program."

To read the entire statement, please click here.

September 13, 2019 - 2:55pm

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