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TCC Video: Cardinal Wuerl asks, “Where are the Voices?”

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Cardinal Wuerl asks, “Where are the voices? . . . Atrocities happen because of those who commit them and those who simply remain silent.” Listen to his remarks at Mass about the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria after the jump:

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Misc: Pope’s Homily on Immigrants and Solidarity

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For his first Papal trip, Pope Francis visited Lampedusa, an island outside of Rome, which has become one of the main points of entry into Europe for thousands of desperate immigrants.  Immigrants come in crowded and unsafe ships, and many die en route. In his homily at Lampedusa Pope Francis said, “These our brothers and sisters who seek to leave difficult situations in order to find a little serenity and peace, they seek a better place for themselves and for their families . . . How many times do those who seek this not find understanding, do not find welcome, do not find solidarity! And their voices rise up even to God!” Read the entire homily here: The Globalization of Indifference

Prayers and action for immigrants in the US here: Prayers for Immigrants

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