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June 29, 2019 | by California Bishops

“Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.” Matthew 18:5 We, the bishops of the Episcopal Church in California, write to express our opposition to the inhumane conditions in which our government is holding migrant children. Our commitment to our Christian faith compels us to speak out for justice and care for the […]

June 22, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

  Facebook Video of the Press Conference. Bishop Katharine’s comments are from 38:27 – 43:29. Senator Kamala Harri’s comments are from 1:07 – 1:17.   This nation has a long and ugly history of removing children from their natural parents, and subjecting some categories of children to truly inhumane practices. The first peoples of these […]

June 20, 2018 | by Episcopal Public Policy Network of California

When large numbers of people cross borders to flee persecution, war, and disaster, they are considered refugees in the world’s eyes, and many nations build refugee camps or absorb migrating people, helping families resettle and educate the children. In the United States, our tendency has been to treat migrants as criminals violating our international boundaries, […]