Founder’s QuoteNovember 15, 2019
Cardinal Burke’s Dilemma, by Henry SireNovember 15, 2019
By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSiteNews, Nov. 14, 2019
BALTIMORE, Maryland, November 14, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — The U.S. bishops conference became overtly political and pitted the pro-life credentials of President Trump against those of Pope Francis when the topic turned to the sustained influx of those seeking asylum at the nation’s southern border.
During a presentation to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Fall General Assembly concerning the work of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), executive director Anna Marie Gallagher made unabashed political comments, twice pointing a finger at the Trump administration and also speaking of U.S. border patrol agents in derisive terms.
None of the bishops rose to disagree with her characterizations.
“By its actions, this administration has essentially eliminated asylum at our border, especially for poor black and brown people,” said Gallagher, attempting to paint the Republican-led government as racist.
“More than 60,000 men, women and children are being forced by this administration to wait for months in Mexico before they can ask for asylum in the United States,” said Gallagher. ….