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Compassionate Action Urged for Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Families July 15th, 2014

JPIC Staff Fr. Antionio Ponce OMI visiting Laredo Humanitarian Team shelter collecting donations for migrant children and families

JPIC Staff Fr. Antionio Ponce OMI visiting Laredo Humanitarian Team shelter collecting donations for migrant children and families

 

The Missionary Oblates JPIC office joined Interfaith Immigration Coalition in a letter addressed to the President and Congress regarding the recent unaccompanied children who are crossing the US-Mexico border. The interfaith community is expressing concerns for the unaccompanied children and families fleeing violence in Central America and frustrations with the way this humanitarian crisis has been handled. The letter requests that steps be taken in a just, effective, compassionate and comprehensive way to address the needs of children and families who are fleeing harm in Central America.

Read the letter here…

 


Reflections on a Central American Pilgrimage March 30th, 2010

Warren Brown, OMI visited Central America in January of 2010 on a Maryknoll-sponsored pilgrimage. His moving description of the trip can be found here in its entirety. A shorter version was published in the spring issue of JPIC News.

Reflections on a Pilgrimage/Retreat to Central America (download PDF)

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