Skip to comments.U.S. Bishops Urge Obama Admin Not to Send Back Unaccompanied Illegal Children
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...
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As a Christian, I can honestly say I do not understand these people one iota. They’re like another species.
I’d make a crack about Bishops and children.....But, I enjoy my 10 years @ FR.
Pro Choice Catholics taught us that we can ignore our Bishops with no consequence.
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.
Oh? and who will foster these kids?
Please, shut up.
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.
That’s right bishop. Let the whole freaking world in and make the taxpayer pay for it.
Apparently the Bishops love to spend taxpayer money as much as the politicians do.
Pope Benedict was correct when he said that collective salvation was a demonically inspired belief.
the rcc leadership has always been for treason where illegals are concerned given most are rcc members.
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?
It is inhumane not to send them back
Send them to Vatican City then.
He’s not an American, what does he care if he screws us?
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?
it is treason not to send them back. they are deliberately not securing the border, one of their few legitimate reasons for existence.
ISIL will soon be in charge there, according to their recent declarations.
Unless we start defending ourselves, it’s only a matter of time.
OK, send them back accompanied!
I, as a Christian, understand perfectly well. These ‘bishops’ aren’t Christians.....want butts in pews....and taxpayer money in the offering plates.
He'd answer, what you mean "our," Kemo Sabe?
I agree. Don’t send them back unaccompanied. Have a Democrat escort each one of them.
Me, too, and I bet about the same activities.
Send them the altar boys!
The bishops want more kids. Why am I not surprised.
‘Send them to Vatican City then.’
Thanks! If this were soccer, it’d be game over.
I’m guessing the Bushop received a late night visit by a guy in a suit with a stuffed envelope
It seems that the “church” has loved these illegals for a long time. Isn’t that treason?
The Catholic Church brings them in, then gets them on the government dole. For the record, I am Catholic.
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.
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.”
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
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.
Salvation just offered to take in 20 souls, and to feed and support em. THANKS SALVATION!!
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.
Which has nothing to do with violating law or theft.
And everything to do with the Great Commandment:
Love God, and Love your neighbor as yourself.
Go to DU if you want to twist religion to facilitate theft.
Think about it.
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.
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...
Oh? Jesus is in America, and He is not in Central America?