Local church announces support for immigrant population

By | October 9, 2019


BECOMING A SANCTUARY IS ABOUT
COMPASSION AND OFFERING
ASSISTANCE TO IMMIGRANTS IN OUR
COMMUNITY. [PEOPLE CHANTING]
>>FREE MY PEOPLE. FREE MY PEOPLE. CARAY: ON THE STEPS OF ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH, A
COUPLE DOZEN PEOPLE GATHERED TO
SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR OUR
COUNTRIES IMMIGRANT POPULATION.>>IT IS OUR-LED ORGANIZATIONS
TO HEAR WHAT THEY NEED. CARAY: THE INTERFAITH COALITION
FOR IMMIGRANT JUSTICE WAS FORMED
IN 201
DAWN DOANS, WHO IS A PASTORAL
ASSOCIATE AT ST. WILLIAM CHURCH
SAYS THAT’S WHEN THE CHURCH , REALLY STARTED TO GET INVOLVED
IN THE NEEDS OF LOUISVILLE’S
IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY.>>IT MIGHT MEAN PROVIDING
TRANSPORTATION OR SHORT-TERM
HOUSING IN A VARIETY OF WAYS. CARAY: BUT DOANS SAYS THE
CURRENT ADMINISTRATION’S STANCE
ON IMMIGRATION PROMPTED THEM T
TAKE A STAND. PARISHONER KARINA BARILLAS SAYS
IT MEANS SO MUCH TO SEE THE
SUPPOR
>>THIS SUPPORT IS NOTHING NEW. IT HAS BEEN HAPPENING FOR YEARS. IT JUST SHOWS WHAT A GENEROUS
COMMUNITY LOUISVILLE IS. CARAY: A BANNER THAT
READS,SANCTUARY FOR ALL,NOW
HANGS OUTSIDE THE CHURCH. LEADERS SAY THEY’LL CONTINUE TO
STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH A
POPULATION, THEY BELIEVE,
FACING INJUSTICE. NOW AT THE TIME. THERE IS NO BETTER TIME TO USE
OUR VOICES TO AMPLIFY THIS DEEP
DESIRE OF SANCTUARY FOR ALL, AND

One thought on “Local church announces support for immigrant population

  1. Percival Sweetwater Post author

    These Christians are doing what Jesus would do. Our Christian Governor, Matt Bevin and his friends at Southeast Christian Church are doing pretty much the opposite.

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