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Gospel Living


Franciscan Federation

2010 Annual Conference

July 28-31

“Passionately Embracing Gospel Living”

 www.franfed.org

 

Statement of Resolution from JPIC

Standing Committee and approved by the Federation Body on 7/31

Immigration: As Franciscan Pilgrims and Strangers, We Stand in Solidarity with Migrants 

 

Be it resolved that the members of the Franciscan Federation, recognizing that we ourselves are pilgrims and strangers, stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters who are migrants by promoting federally legislated comprehensive immigration reform by prayer and action to change attitudes and procedures that discriminate or violate human rights and dignity.

 

www.franciscanaction.org
www.justiceforimmigrants.org
http://reformimmigrationforamerica.org
http://americasvoiceonline.org/
www.networklobby.org/
www.catholiccharitiesusa.org
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 In commemoration of our

“Year of Mother Veronica”

let us focus our prayer and action efforts on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

 

 

Call to Respond

 

Engage in prayer services and special intercessions during liturgies and other prayer times

 

Become better self educated about issues related to Comprehensive Immigration Reform

 

Commit to appropriately responding to prejudices, inaccurate information, misconceptions and the like when personally faced with opportunities to do so

 

Engage in advocacy efforts such as postcard and petition campaigns, vigils and peaceful marches

 

 

 

 


 

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