Tin tức phát hành (USCCB): Bishops to Travel to Capitol Hill May 29, to Urge House of Representatives to Act on Immigration Reform

Bishops who celebrated border Mass to continue ‘Mission for Migrants’
Message to House: Now is the time to act
Mass on behalf of immigrant families to be celebrated on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D. C. (Có thể 12, 2014)—Members of the U.S. Hội nghị giám mục công giáo’ (USCCB) Ủy ban về di cư, including those who celebrated Mass at the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona April 1, will travel to Capitol Hill, Có thể 29, to urge lawmakers in the House of Representatives to act on immigration reform legislation.

Our trip to the border opened our eyes, even more than previously, to the human tragedies generated by our immigration system,” said Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, auxiliary bishop of Seattle, Chủ tịch Ủy ban USCCB trên di chuyển. “Bringing our experience, as well as the solidarity and spirit we felt with residents on both sides of the border, to our lawmakers in Washington is a natural next step.

Bishops participating in the day include Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami; Bishop Elizondo; Bishop John Wester of Salt Lake City; Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, New Mexico; and Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson, Arizona. The day will include a Mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Capitol Hill.

The only real solution to this broken system is action by Congress,” Bishop Elizondo said. “We need a debate and vote on this issue. Inaction is equivalent to supporting the status quo, which Americans agree needs to be changed.

Các “Mass for Immigrants and Immigrant Familieswill take place on May 29, tại 8:30 a.m., tại:

St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church
(Capitol Hill House side)
313 2nd Street, NE
Washington, DC. 20003

The bishops will be available for interviews following the Mass and will hold meetings with members of Congress throughout the day.

Từ khóa: USCCB, HOA KỲ. Hội nghị giám mục công giáo, Capitol Hill, Border Mass, Quốc hội Hoa Kỳ, Hạ viện, cải cách nhập cư, border, xuất nhập cảnh, Ủy ban về di cư, Giám mục Eusebio Elizondo, Bishop Thomas Wenski, Bishop John Wester, Bishop Oscar Cantú, Bishop Gerald Kicanas, Mass, St. Peter’s Catholic Church

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CHỈ LIÊN HỆ PHƯƠNG TIỆN:

Norma Montenegro Flynn
O: 202-541-3202
M: 703-717-2941

 

Spanish version follows.

Obispos viajarán al Capitolio el 29 de mayo y urgirán a la Cámara de Representantes a tomar acción sobre reforma migratoria

Obispos que celebraron la Misa en la frontera continuarán la ‘Misión para Migrantes’
Mensaje a la Cámara Baja: Este es el momento para actuar
Misa por familias inmigrantes se celebrará en Capitol Hill

Mayo 12, 2014

WASHINGTON—Miembros del Comité sobre Migración de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos que celebraron la Misa en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México en Arizona el 1 de Abril, viajarán a Washington el 29 de mayo para urgir a miembros de la Cámara de Representantes del Congreso a actuar en favor de una ley de reforma migratoria.

Nuestro viaje a la frontera nos abrió los ojos, aún más que antes, a las tragedias humanas generadas por el sistema migratorio actual”, dijo el Obispo Eusebio Elizondo, obispo auxiliar de Seattle y presidente del Comité sobre Migración de USCCB. “Es un paso natural el querer compartir con los legisladores en Washington nuestra experiencia y la solidaridad que sentimos con los residentes en ambos lados de la frontera”, dijo Monseñor Elizondo.

Los obispos que participarán en las actividades de ese día incluyen: el Arzobispo Thomas Wenski de Miami; el Obispo Elizondo; el Obispo John Wester de Salt Lake City; Obispo Oscar Cantú de Las Cruces, New Mexico; y el Obispo Gerald Kicanas de Tucson, Arizona. Los obispos celebrarán una Misa en la Iglesia St. Peter’s Catholic Church en Capitol Hill.

La única solución verdadera para este sistema migratorio inadecuado es que el Congreso actúe”, dijo el Obispo Elizondo. “Necesitamos un debate y un voto sobre este tema. La falta de acción equivale a apoyar el sistema actual, el cual el país está de acuerdo en que debe ser cambiado”, Thêm vào.

LaMisa por los Inmigrantes y Familias Inmigrantesse celebrará el 29 de mayo a las 8:30 a.m. en:

St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church
(Capitol Hill House side)
313 2nd Street, NE
Washington, DC. 20003

Los obispos estarán disponibles para entrevistas después de la Misa y se reunirán con miembros del Congreso durante el día.

Tags: USCCB, Hội nghị các giám mục công giáo Hoa Kỳ, Capitol Hill, Misa en la Frontera, Quốc hội Hoa Kỳ, Cámara de Representantes, cải cách di trú, frontera, inmigración, Comité sobre Migración, Obispo Eusebio Elizondo, Obispo Thomas Wenski, Obispo John Wester, Obispo Oscar Cantú, Obispo Gerald Kicanas, Misa, St. Peter’s Catholic Church

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CHỈ LIÊN HỆ PHƯƠNG TIỆN:

Norma Montenegro Flynn
O: 202-541-3202
M: 703-717-2941