Bishops Respond to Recent Executive Order of the President

Jan 31, 2017

Richmond, Va. – Today, Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo released the following statement:

“Today, I stand in union with my brother bishops who have spoken out about the recent executive order on the new refugee admissions policy. Recently, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued statements on the matter. I encourage our faithful in the Diocese of Richmond to read the announcements and act to make your voice known to your elected representative through the following action alert. Let us pray for our country, for peace in our world, and for the dignity of all.”

Joint Statement from USCCB President, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo & USCCB Vice-President Archbishop José H. Gomez: http://www.usccb.org/news/17-027.cfm

 Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Migration, Bishop Joe S. Vásquez: http://www.usccb.org/news/2017/17-026.cfm

 You can take action - http://justiceforimmigrants.org/take-action/action-alerts/