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Shock Claim: Churches Ask Parishioners
To Shelter Illegals, Not Tell The Media

Independent Journal Review, by Mike Miller

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/9/2014 11:19:57 AM

Churches in California have reportedly asked their parishioners to shelter illegal aliens in their homes – and not to tell the media. A retired doctor and his wife spoke to Rush Limbaugh Tuesday about the disturbing request. “Ann” and “Eddie,” who live in Southern California, told Limbaugh that the Diocese of San Bernardino made the decision to house illegals after the bishop received a call from the federal government: Ann: We live in Southern California, and we’re Catholic…and there was a town hall meeting last evening, emergency meeting called by our local parish priest, ordered by our bishop. They have

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/9/2014 11:33:27 AM     (No. 9916747)

While we cannot confirm the claims of Ann and Eddie,...

Why not? It´s easy enough to call the diocesan offices and ask.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mildred, 7/9/2014 11:37:51 AM     (No. 9916757)

Not only are citizens being ´asked´ to take in these ill children and criminals but they can´t talk about it. Why? The cover up, as usual, will be worse than the action. Americans should not be told to accept the burdens that the rest of the world will not. Our country is sinking faster than the sleeping electorate realizes.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dman, 7/9/2014 11:42:45 AM     (No. 9916775)

As an ex-Catholic, I have often considered going back. The Church has been a stalwart in defense of life and the traditional family. The insistence of Church officials in harboring illegals, however, is a major factor in my not doing so.

"Render unto Caesar .."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/9/2014 11:52:49 AM     (No. 9916798)

when I read the interview last night, my first thought was re the nanny story in CA. Remember? The lady who refused to leave and the police who said they couldn´t help because it was a "civil issue"???

So, if these families are told it will be 30 days and it extends to 60 or 90 days - or maybe beyond, will there come a point where they cannot legally impel the "children" to leave??

And, can they request REAL children - or will some get stuck with faux children who are covered with gang ink? What happens in mid August when school starts - will the families be compelled to register the children in local schools? What about medical needs?

This isn´t the same as taking in a stray puppy or working with a shelter to temporarily home pets. This is a serious issue with serious implications long term...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/9/2014 1:22:20 PM     (No. 9916959)

I happened to hear this and Eddie, a retired doc, says that the real calamity here is going to be the health ramifications.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: muncssister, 7/9/2014 1:48:13 PM     (No. 9917010)

#3 I hope you´ll not let this impact your consideration too much, the Church is still a good place. I too disagree with the actions of this diocese. Sometimes I want to throw my hands up in the air and scream "what are you doing, why aren´t you listening to parishioners like me, conservatives who go to mass!?" I have to remind myself that I can´t force the Catholic Church to fit neatly into a political box, especially an American one.

Don´t get me wrong, I know the Church is political. But sometimes it helps to step away from the American political system and look at the Church from a purely universal Catholic prespective. I´m forcing myself to do that these days. I´m not giving up my conservative convictions, far from it. But the world seems to be going absolutely crazy and the Church can provide a stability that our political system cannot. I´m starting to find that the view through Catholic glasses looks kind of like the view of America I used to love so much.

All that being said, this is not a good situation and the bishop appears to have been very shortsighted in making this request of people.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: muncssister, 7/9/2014 1:51:13 PM     (No. 9917018)

*perspective, please pardon the typo.

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