I'm very close to the pro-life movement.
It's hard to determine where lies culpability.
Immigration should be enforced in a proportional and humane manner.
The nature of our two main political parties has changed in the United States.
Canon law itself says for one case of guilt, a priest can be dismissed from the clerical state. One.
By and large the United States has been able to resist the temptation to close its doors to the world.
Our country stands at a critical point in its history. Our heritage as a nation of immigrants is at stake.
We should embrace our immigrant roots and recognize that newcomers to our land are not part of the problem, they are part of the solution.
I personally believe, as church law sets out, that sanctions are an absolute last resort, particularly penal sanctions of depriving people of the sacraments.
The church also does not condone a broken immigration system in the U.S., one that too easily can lead to the exploitation, abuse and even death of immigrants.