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Dozens of Nuns, Other Catholics, Arrested Advocating for Immigrants

posted on February 28, 2018

Religion News Service’s Jack Jenkins reports that dozens of nuns, priests, and lay people were arrested in the Capitol Rotunda for protesting the Trump administration’s efforts to rescind the DACA program. Those arrested were part of a Catholic-led campaign to raise awareness about Dreamers. Jenkins writes, “A slate of faith groups have condemned Trump’s decision to phase out DACA, and many religious leaders—including more than 80 rabbis and other Jewish activists in January—have been arrested in recent months during demonstrations to support the immigrants.”

Read at Religion News Service