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Build Bridges, Not Walls
February 20, 2017

A number of national groups (LCWR, USCCB, Network, etc.) and advocates for social justice are calling for immigration vigils this week during congressional recesses. The theme of Build Bridges Not Walls echoes the entreaty of Pope Francis who has said: "In the social and civil context as well, I appeal not to create walls but to build bridges. To not respond to evil with evil. To defeat evil with good, the offense with forgiveness.”

This theme will likewise be used for prayer circles outside congressional offices throughout this week. Joe Haas, with Refugee Resettlement...