TCC Video: You Can’t Follow Christ and Ban Refugees

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The USCCB and other Christian leaders have been busy since the election of Trump fighting for a consistent ethic of life, and condemning President Trump‘s plans: to increase torture, ban refugees, worsen climate change, and take away people’s healthcare without a replacement. Headlines: Evangelicals Oppose Trump’s Plan to Ban Refugees. Catholic Bishops Press Trump on Immigration. Catholic Bishops Urge Trump Not To Repeal Obamacare Without a Replacement. Watch a video from Fr. James Martin on the duty to welcome the stranger after the jump:

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Torture and Catholic Teaching

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Simcha Fisher writes about the CIA’s use of torture after 9/11. The Catholic Church teaches the torture is “intrisically evil” and “cannot be justified under any circumstances.” Fisher writes, “One may not do evil so that good may result from it.” Read her piece in The National Catholic Register here: If It Saves One American Life. More on what the Church teaches about torture here: US Bishops Back Release of Torture Report. Photos of Catholics protesting torture after the jump:

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