Some say migrants could stem inflation by easing labor shortage pains

The Associated Press story said that “after immigration to the United States tapered off during the Trump administration — then ground to a near complete halt for 18 months during the coronavirus pandemic — the country is waking up to a labor shortage partly fueled by that slowdown.”

Bishop John Stowe: Speaking out

“Of the many words that Pope Francis has introduced or reintroduced to our lexicon, one of his frequently employed terms (often left untranslated) is ‘parrhesia,’ described as boldness or conviction, which the Holy Father insists is vital to the proclamation of the Gospel today.”