We Must Create A Culture Of Solidarity, Not Offer Amnesties


Amnesty, Asylum

Editorial from The Catholic Herald of 28 November, 2008


“Showing respect for the dignity and civil rights of immigrants to this country is not an option for Catholics: it is a non-negotiable responsibility that arises from the message of Christ and our own dignity as human beings. Immigration policy, on the other hand, is a question for civil society that falls within the remit of politicians. Sometimes it is hard to distinguish between upholding the inalienable rights of immigrants (including illegal ones) and calling for controversial changes to policy in this area. Yet the Church must try to do so. Indeed, it must try harder.”


To see the full article go to Migration Watch UK web site.

10th December 2008

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