Catholic Sisters Urge Ohio Senator to Support Humane Immigration Reform

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February 15, 2017

 

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Catholic Sisters Urge Ohio Senator to Support Humane Immigration Reform

 

Faith leaders call on Sen. Rob Portman to build bridges not walls ahead of one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S.-Mexico border

 

CINCINNATI, Ohio — On Friday, February 17th, a diverse and prominent group of interfaith clergy will hold a prayer vigil to pressure Congressional leaders to overturn President Trump's executive orders on immigration and to protect immigrant and refugee families.

 

Faith and community leaders will gather together at Sen. Portman’s Cincinnati office to send a powerful message in defense of immigrants and refugees.

 

WHAT:        “Build Bridges Not Walls” prayer vigil in support of humane immigration reform

 

WHEN:       Friday, February 17th at 1 p.m.

 

WHERE:     The E.W. Scripps Company, 312 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

For a complete list of the echo actions and their location and time, visit www.faithinpubliclife.org/bridgesnotwalls

 

WHO:   

Sr. Mary Wendeln, C.PP.S

Sr. Andrea Koverman, SC

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