The following are additional resources on welcoming refugees, which correspond to our two-page election brief, "Welcoming Refugees in U.S. Policy" Find our entire series on Faithful Voting and Global Issues here.
See: The Urgent Crisis
From UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR):
Maryknoll Magazine, January/February 2020: "Refugees Left in Limbo: Catholic leaders object to government turning blind eye to people fleeing war, persecution and targeted violence," by Kathleen Kollman Birch, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns
The Hill, Laura McCarter, "Refugees are not a drain on the economy or a threat to security," June 11, 2020
Judge: Catholic Teaching on Refugees
From the Vatican:
Pope Paul VI: Gaudiem et Spes ("The Church in the Modern World")
From Pope Francis:
Message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020 (September 27)
From the U.S. Conference of Catholic Biships:
Act: Faithful citizenship
From the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: Click here to urge your Members of Congress to revitalize U.S. support for refugees.