Dear Faithful America member,
Big news: The Catholic archbishop of Chicago has instructed churches and schools not to voluntarily allow immigration enforcement agents onto their property.
Cardinal Blase Cupich’s letter to priests means that his archdiocese is joining the hundreds of churches around the country who have pledged not to cooperate with immigration enforcement.
Under President Trump, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have been pushing the boundaries of preexisting policies on sensitive locations like churches. In one case, they even laid in wait outside a church hypothermia shelter to ambush immigrants as they were leaving.
Let’s send a powerful warning to Trump and ICE that our churches are off limits. Can your church pledge not to cooperate with immigration enforcement?
3 days ago – Cupich to priests: No entry for immigration agents without warrants … that if federalimmigration authorities knock on the doors of their parishes without a warrant … Catholic schoolprincipals have been told to do the same. … others assigned by the archbishop are permitted to live on church property, he said.
3 days ago – CHICAGO (AP) — The Roman Catholic archdiocese in Chicago told its schools this weeknot to let federal immigration agents into their … Agents with the U.S. Immigration and CustomsEnforcement have rarely entered places like churches … instructions on how to deal with ICE, because we shouldn’t allow …
Big news: The Catholic archbishop of Chicago has instructed churches and schools not to voluntarily allow immigration enforcement agents onto their property. Cardinal Blase Cupich’s letter to priests … Cardinal pledges to not allow Catholic churches to cooperate. He’s got no authority to speak for others.