“As migration-related advocacy has been a significant focus of our work at Minnesota Catholic Conference over the past decade, I thought it important to travel to the U.S.-Mexico border to encounter the realities faced by those living and migrating there.”
“This image cries to heaven for justice. This image silences politics. Who can look on this picture and not see the results of the failures of all of us to find a humane and just solution to the immigration crisis?” the bishops said in a June 26 statement.
Two families of San Rafael Parish in Nuevo León, Mexico, live in new homes, thanks to the Franciscan Civil Association and more than a dozen Central Minnesotan volunteers on a mission building trip last April.