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“If we’re not rooted in the spiritual, which we believe is actually the deepest part of being human, then we’re not fully alive. And what’s really starving is our souls. We keep trying to fill it up on the outside, not realizing that there is this fountain inside.”

– Father Cyprian Consiglio, prior of the New Camaldoli Hermitage outside Big Sur, Calif. The monastery and its urban companion, Incarnation Monastery in Berkeley, Calif., have seen its lay affiliate program, called "oblates," grow from 15 people in 1984 to more than 700 people today. Reported by Religion News Service.


“Are we going to have to worry about ICE agents swooping down on our clients on distribution day? What if my congregation chose to offer sanctuary to an immigrant facing deportation? Would we have to worry about immigration officers and sheriff’s deputies kicking down our front door?”

– The Rev. Daniel Schultz, pastor of a rural Wisconsin United Church of Christ congregation that runs a food pantry serving immigrants, quoted by Kimberly Winston in a Religion News Service article, Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies


“I keep asking, where are God’s borders? If Jesus was a Mexican, would Donald Trump deport him?”

– Bishop Dwayne Royster, political director of the PICO National Network, an interfaith organization that provides services to immigrants, quoted by Kimberly Winston in a Religion News Service article, Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies.


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