U.S. bishops denounce end of DACA, urge congressional solution. Statement: The cancellation of the DACA program is reprehensible.
The U.S. bishops have consistently called for protection of youth -- and for congressional action. A USCCB release from July 18, 2017.
NETWORK Position: Support the DREAM
Connect with the AUSCP Working Group on Immigration.
Seeking to put an end to various attempts to roll back the reform of the liturgy introduced by the Second Vatican Council, Pope Francis stated unequivocally that “the reform of the liturgy is irreversible.”
He declared this in a major address for National Liturgical Week in Italy, marking the 70th anniversary of Center for Liturgical Action. A source close to the pontiff told America the remarks were intended not only for the Italian liturgists present but the church worldwide.
Recent releases from the USCCB included racism, immigration and Hurricane Harvey.
The AUSCP and the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus issued a joint statement (DOWNLOAD IT HERE) August 17. Jim Wallis of Sojourners proposed five actions for congregations to take. LINK to What Your Church Can Do: Five Steps Forward.
Father Robert Rosebrough and other ministers from Ferguson came to the 2015 AUSCP Assembly in St. Louis, participating in the evening with keynoter, Father Greg Boyle. Click HERE to read the St. Louis Review report on the progress made in Rosebrough's parish since the police shooting of Michael Brown.