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Erie Faith Leaders Hold Prayer Vigil to Decry the Immoral Deportation of a Honduran Mother, Son

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 4, 2017

CONTACT:

Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202) 735-7123

Anne McCarthy, osb, bfp@mtstbenedict.org (814) 460-5522

Erie Faith Leaders Hold Prayer Vigil to Decry the Immoral Deportation of a Honduran Mother, Son

Erie, PA. — On Friday, May 5th, Erie Benedictines for Peace will hold a prayer vigil to denounce the deportation a Honduran mother and her 5-year-old son this past week. The deportation rose to national prominence after Sen. Bob Casey tweeted to President Trump in a last minute attempt to save the family.

Benedictines for Peace hold vigils at the Federal Building on the First Friday of each month for justice for immigrants. This month, they will pray for the safety of the mother and her son in Honduras and for our government to stop inhumane deportations that put families in danger.

What:

Justice for Immigrants Vigil

When:

Friday, May 5th at 12:15 p.m.- 12:45 pm

Where:

Federal Building

617 State Street  

Erie, PA 16501

Who:  

Benedictines for Peace

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