Politics

Catholic bishop fights opponents of immigration reform after Boston Marathon bombings

NY Bishop and Cardinal Timothy Dolan
NY Bishop and Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Source: Religion News Service

“Opponents of immigration … will seize on anything, and when you’ve got something as vivid and as recent as the tragedy in Boston it puts another arrow in their quiver,” New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, told reporters.

“To label a whole group of people — namely, the vast population of hard-working, reliable, virtuous immigrants — to label them, to demean them because of the vicious, tragic actions of two people is just ridiculous,” he said. “Illogical. Unfair. Unjust.”

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