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The Catholic bishops of Texas have questioned why federal immigration agents detained a 10-year-old girl -- in the United States since she was baby -- who has cerebral palsy.
The Catholic bishops of Texas said the state's move to prohibit cities from providing sanctuary to immigrants facing deportation "does not help peace officers build trust with the migrant community."
Catholics by the thousands joined their bishops who lead the state's 15 dioceses at the Texas Capitol as one voice advocating for a number of issues as legislators met April 4.
Adjunct secretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture Bishop Paul Tighe spoke as part of a panel at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) called "Compassionate Disruption."