U.S. Bishops express solidarity with Muslim community

Posted February 1, 2017 9:31 am by Editor

U.S. Bishops express solidarity with Muslim community

(Vatican Radio) Expressing solidarity with the Muslim community, U.S. Bishops have expressed deep concern over religious freedom issues raised by President Trump’s Executive Order on refugees.

In a statement published Tuesday, January 31, on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website and signed by Bishops Mitchell Rozanski, William Lori and Oscar Cantù, the Bishops respond to the Order and join other faith leaders to stand in solidarity with those affected by it.

Please find below the full USCCB statement:

WASHINGTON—On January 27, 2017, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order that, among other things: suspends issuance of visas and other

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