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U.S. Bishops Urge Obama Admin Not to Send Back Unaccompanied Illegal Children
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | July 3, 2014 | Dr. Susan Berry

Posted on 07/03/2014 6:19:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration has called upon the Obama administration to halt any plans to send back unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors who have been flooding across the U.S. border.

“This is a very vulnerable population which has been targeted by organized crime networks in Central America,” said Bishop Eusebio Elizondo in a press release Wednesday. “To return them to these criminal elements without a proper adjudication of their cases is unconscionable.”

The bishops have asked the Obama administration to reconsider their proposed request to Congress for “fast track” authority to expedite the removal of unaccompanied children coming to the United States from Central America. Currently, children from non-contiguous countries are permitted to remain in the United States until an immigration judge considers their request for asylum or immigration relief.

“As a nation which has traditionally offered safe haven to those who are persecuted, this proposed policy undercuts our values as a nation,” added Elizondo, who is also auxiliary bishop of Seattle...

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; asylum; catholics; childcrusade; illegalaliens; illegalimmigration; immigration; washington
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Seattle? Will these DREAMers rate that $15 an hour minimum wage, too, Bishop?
1 posted on 07/03/2014 6:19:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As a Christian, I can honestly say I do not understand these people one iota. They’re like another species.


2 posted on 07/03/2014 6:20:40 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’d make a crack about Bishops and children.....But, I enjoy my 10 years @ FR.


3 posted on 07/03/2014 6:22:35 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please Support Free Republic.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pro Choice Catholics taught us that we can ignore our Bishops with no consequence.


4 posted on 07/03/2014 6:22:49 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Catholic Church in America should pay for their medical care and education and make sure they are separated from the population at large so as not to spread disease.


5 posted on 07/03/2014 6:24:47 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert (She accomplished nothing: should have stayed at home and baked cookies)
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To: DLfromthedesert

+1


6 posted on 07/03/2014 6:32:35 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh? and who will foster these kids?


7 posted on 07/03/2014 6:34:50 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Your Excellency,

Please, shut up.

Yours respectfully,


8 posted on 07/03/2014 6:34:55 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

He’s not a pedophile, he’s a Mexican Supremacist.

A MexiNazi, if you will.

He’s part of the Reconquista, wrapping himself in the false clothing of comforter in chief.

Except he wants to use the U.S. as his doormat.

But that’s OK, because the big deal is...he wants more Hispanics of any flavor for ethnic solidarity, and more Catholics...because then he gets more power over the Protestant gringos.


9 posted on 07/03/2014 6:36:37 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s right bishop. Let the whole freaking world in and make the taxpayer pay for it.


10 posted on 07/03/2014 6:36:45 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Apparently the Bishops love to spend taxpayer money as much as the politicians do.


11 posted on 07/03/2014 6:36:46 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Pope Benedict was correct when he said that collective salvation was a demonically inspired belief.


12 posted on 07/03/2014 6:38:15 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

the rcc leadership has always been for treason where illegals are concerned given most are rcc members.


13 posted on 07/03/2014 6:39:57 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
And just to make the point...I didn't even check him until just now:

Eusebio L. Elizondo was born in Victoria Tamaulipas, México. He studied at the Pontifical Georgian University in Rome and was ordained a priest on August 18, 1984

Just another smirking thug from Mexico, looking to get over on the hated WASPs.

What is this creep doing in our country?

14 posted on 07/03/2014 6:40:00 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Secret Agent Man

It is inhumane not to send them back


15 posted on 07/03/2014 6:40:19 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Send them to Vatican City then.


16 posted on 07/03/2014 6:40:25 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

He’s not an American, what does he care if he screws us?


17 posted on 07/03/2014 6:41:05 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: SkyDancer

Their own parents or other relatives who we will have to let in if they’re not already here, silly. You didn’t think that this bishop would be doing the hard work in all this did you?


18 posted on 07/03/2014 6:41:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: GeronL

it is treason not to send them back. they are deliberately not securing the border, one of their few legitimate reasons for existence.


19 posted on 07/03/2014 6:42:01 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: MUDDOG

ISIL will soon be in charge there, according to their recent declarations.


20 posted on 07/03/2014 6:42:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

bump


21 posted on 07/03/2014 6:42:54 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unless we start defending ourselves, it’s only a matter of time.


22 posted on 07/03/2014 6:46:43 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OK, send them back accompanied!


23 posted on 07/03/2014 6:47:17 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring." Jonah Goldberg)
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To: Viennacon

I, as a Christian, understand perfectly well. These ‘bishops’ aren’t Christians.....want butts in pews....and taxpayer money in the offering plates.


24 posted on 07/03/2014 6:47:49 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Regulator
What is this creep doing in our country?

He'd answer, what you mean "our," Kemo Sabe?

25 posted on 07/03/2014 6:48:11 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I agree. Don’t send them back unaccompanied. Have a Democrat escort each one of them.


26 posted on 07/03/2014 6:51:37 PM PDT by chopperman
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
I’d make a crack about Bishops and children....

Me, too, and I bet about the same activities.

27 posted on 07/03/2014 6:57:57 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Send them the altar boys!


28 posted on 07/03/2014 6:58:21 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The bishops want more kids. Why am I not surprised.


29 posted on 07/03/2014 7:02:05 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: MUDDOG

‘Send them to Vatican City then.’

+1


30 posted on 07/03/2014 7:05:35 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: Fantasywriter

Thanks! If this were soccer, it’d be game over.


31 posted on 07/03/2014 7:07:38 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Viennacon

I’m guessing the Bushop received a late night visit by a guy in a suit with a stuffed envelope


32 posted on 07/03/2014 7:08:05 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

It seems that the “church” has loved these illegals for a long time. Isn’t that treason?


33 posted on 07/03/2014 7:09:17 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: MUDDOG

Lol.


34 posted on 07/03/2014 7:10:43 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: DLfromthedesert

The Catholic Church brings them in, then gets them on the government dole. For the record, I am Catholic.


35 posted on 07/03/2014 7:14:32 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: Viennacon
Are you saying that you don't believe the words of Jesus?

Matthew 19

13 Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people;

14 but Jesus said, "Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven."

15 And he laid his hands on them and went away.


36 posted on 07/03/2014 7:17:34 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Ray76
Not what Jesus said:

mt 11:25-30

At that time Jesus exclaimed:
“I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth,
for although you have hidden these things
from the wise and the learned
you have revealed them to little ones.
Yes, Father, such has been your gracious will.
All things have been handed over to me by my Father.
No one knows the Son except the Father,
and no one knows the Father except the Son
and anyone to whom the Son wishes to reveal him.”

“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened,
and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you and learn from me,
for I am meek and humble of heart;
and you will find rest for yourselves.
For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.”


37 posted on 07/03/2014 7:18:39 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Are you an idiot? I’m asking objectively, because I am damn sure no religious scholar of note in the last couple thousand years has applied this quote to children illegally crossing borders. If you honestly think Jesus Christ was putting on a sombrero and making an amnesty argument here, I can’t help you.

I hope this was sarcasm... I really really do


38 posted on 07/03/2014 7:20:18 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: skeeter
Apparently the Bishops love to spend taxpayer money as much as the politicians do.

Apparently the Catholic Church loves to spend taxpayer money as much as the politicians do.

The Catholic Church needs to take care of their many internal problems rather than involving themselves in affairs of state.

39 posted on 07/03/2014 7:23:25 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Salvation

Salvation just offered to take in 20 souls, and to feed and support em. THANKS SALVATION!!


40 posted on 07/03/2014 7:24:19 PM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: Viennacon

As a Catholic, I can tell you that the majority of the US Bishops and Archbishops are a bunch of left wing wimps. To quote the late great Blessed Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen:

“WHO IS GOING TO SAVE OUR CHURCH? NOT OUR BISHOPS, NOT OUR PRIESTS AND RELIGIOUS. IT IS UP TO THE PEOPLE. YOU HAVE THE MINDS, THE EYES, THE EARS TO SAVE THE CHURCH. YOUR MISSION IS TO SEE THAT YOUR PRIESTS ACT LIKE PRIESTS, YOUR BISHOPS, LIKE BISHOPS, AND YOUR RELIGIOUS ACT LIKE RELIGIOUS.”


41 posted on 07/03/2014 7:24:27 PM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: Salvation

Which has nothing to do with violating law or theft.


42 posted on 07/03/2014 7:24:45 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Ray76

And everything to do with the Great Commandment:
Love God, and Love your neighbor as yourself.


43 posted on 07/03/2014 7:29:03 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Go to DU if you want to twist religion to facilitate theft.


44 posted on 07/03/2014 7:36:53 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Ray76

What theft?


45 posted on 07/03/2014 7:40:20 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Seriously?

Think about it.


46 posted on 07/03/2014 7:41:35 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Salvation

OK; how many are you willing to take in? What about the diseases and the lice? How many can our country afford? Can’t you see this was orchestrated by Obama to bring down our country?

Those who are called to minister should do it in the country of origin, not bring unaccompanied children here. They belong with their parents.


47 posted on 07/03/2014 7:42:48 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert (She accomplished nothing: should have stayed at home and baked cookies)
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To: Mears

bfl


48 posted on 07/03/2014 7:45:00 PM PDT by Mears
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
U.S. Bishops Urge Obama Admin Not to Send Back Unaccompanied Illegal Children

No problem.
I am certain that most of these helpless children would never mind being "accompanied" by U.S. Bishops.

Where's the downside? I assume they are not all mouth...

49 posted on 07/03/2014 8:24:59 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: Salvation

Oh? Jesus is in America, and He is not in Central America?


50 posted on 07/03/2014 8:27:46 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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