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A “Dreamer” Priest Faces Deportation—and a Divided Congregation

posted on January 22, 2018

The Washington Post’s Julie Zauzmer profiles the Rev. Rey Pineda, a DACA recipient and priest at Atlanta’s Cathedral of Christ the King. Pineda’s parish is composed of both Hispanic immigrants and conservative white Southerners. Many of the latter group voted for Trump, but are now conflicted as their own priest may face deportation. Zauzmer writes, “It’s a conflict about principles, such as fairness and culture, and welcome and security, and forgiveness. But it’s also a conflict about what should become of their priest.”

Read at The Washington Post