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On behalf of the Loretto Community, Loretto president Sister Catherine Mueller today publicly stated that Loretto strongly supports the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2011 (SB 1258) sponsored by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, (D-NJ).
In a letter dated Sept. 7 and faxed to U.S. Rep. Elton Gallegly, (R-Calif.), chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Immigration, Sister Cathy said that the Loretto Community not only supports Senate Bill 1258, but “will support similar legislation that promotes family unification, worker justice and a path to attainable citizenship.” (Similar letters of support were sent to several other U.S. legislators who serve on the Judiciary Sub-Committees on Immigration.)
On Sunday, more than 500 people marched to Seattle's St. James Cathedral in support of Catholic nuns, reports the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, in an event organized by grassroots movement I Stand with the Sisters.
Take a look at some photos I Stand with the Sisters sent NCR:
Last week, supporters of Catholic sisters took part in nearly 40 "Sister City" vigils across the country, and they've shared their photos and video on the Nun Justice Project blog.
Here's a video from Cincinnati, Ohio:
To see more, visit nunjustice.tumblr.com.