September 13, 2017

Joseph Capizzi, director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Yahoo! News article about the Christian defense of DACA. He was also quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on DACA. 

Matthew Green, professor, politics, was quoted in an Angelus News story on DACA.

 

... Joseph Capizzi, the executive director of the Institute for Human Ecology at Catholic University of America, said the Catholic Church has articulated the position taken by these Catholic bishops for a long time.

“It’s not something that — as Mr. Bannon’s comments suggest — they’ve adopted for demographic reasons or for even economic reasons. It’s a position that dates back arguably to scripture itself regarding how we’re supposed to treat the stranger, the beggar, those who are most in need,” Capizzi told Yahoo News.

Capizzi said the church does need immigrant Catholics but that this is no different than the way the U.S. needs immigrants of all kinds who are interested in contributing to the country. He noted the irony of Bannon’s stance given his concern for the decline of Christian culture in Western Europe and the U.S. ...

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