Migration and Asylum: Bishop supports call to confront Racism
The lead Catholic Bishop for Migration and Asylum has welcomed a call from the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the World Council of Churches, for Christians to stand against the rising tide of xenophobia, racism and populist nationalism. The message was issued following a meeting in Rome, involving representatives of churches across the world.
It emphasised that any form of racism is “radically incompatible with the Christian faith” and warned that “aiming to protect Christian values or communities by shutting out those who seek safe refuge from violence and suffering is unacceptable, undermines Christian witness in the world, and raises up national boundaries as idols.”
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