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Rejoice in the Lord – Jun 30, 2024

In the latest edition of Rejoice in the Lord, Cardinal Tobin writes:
We believe that all of us are immigrants. That is, we are all pilgrims who seek God no matter where we are or what our circumstances may be. As strangers and sojourners ourselves, we have no right to look down on or act superior toward those who seek refuge and a better life among us.
This insistence on human dignity and fair treatment for our fellow pilgrims does not mean that we fail to recognize the need for immigration policies that are ordered, legal and respectful of our nation’s right to maintain its borders.
On the contrary, we believe that the brokenness of our current system of immigration here in the United States of America contributes directly to the inhumane treatment of many immigrants and their families…
Read Cardinal Tobin’s full letter to the faithful in English or Spanish.