Skip to comments.Church to Governor in Texas: Don’t blame immigrants for Covid
Posted on 07/31/2021 8:13:38 AM PDT by Marchmain
Catholic leaders in the busiest part of Texas for U.S.-Mexico border crossings fear a new executive order from Governor Greg Abbott, which bars non-government vehicles from transporting migrants in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, could have precisely the opposite effect.
“It’s definitely going to have very serious consequences and keep us from helping the community stay safe, because we’re not able to help these families [that test positive for COVID-19] isolate and quarantine,” Sister Norma Pimentel, the executive director of Catholic Charities...
“I foresee things getting very bad because of this,” Pimentel said.
The Humanitarian Respite Center, run by Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, is often the first place U.S. Customs and Border Protection brings migrant families that cross the border.
Before migrants enter the respite center, they’re tested for COVID-19 nearby. Those who test negative go to the respite center where they are provided food, clothes, medicine, rest and other essentials before they continue on to the next leg of their journey.
Migrants who test positive are brought to certain hotels in the area CCRGV has arranged to quarantine until they test negative. In that circumstance, there are doctors and nurses that check on them regularly, and volunteers that drop off any essentials the families need so that “the family remains in isolation and not out in the community,” Pimentel said.
Now that Abbott’s executive order potentially prevents the respite center from bringing COVID-19 positive migrants to the designated quarantine locations, Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville says, “They risk infecting other people,” which is “why it’s counterproductive.”
The executive order, signed by Abbott July 28, mandates that only federal, state, and local law enforcement officials are permitted to provide ground transportation to migrants that are detained by CBP at the border.
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The opinion of some Catholic activists is not the opinion of all Catholics.
Truth is hate to people who hate truth.
Naive catholics. Don’t blame the naive. Blame the catholics.
Not blaming them, blaming the federal government for their actions.
Activists posing as Catholics
The US Catholic Bishops are not Catholic.
They are garden-variety welfare-queens with more feral government money funneled to them than to the average welfare-queen.
The Catholic Church and its political arms makes billions, directly from the US Treasury, never voted on, for refugee resettlement. It was act of charity that drove Bergoglio to stand at the Mexican border and proclaim President Trump was no Christian for building a wall to inhibit the invasion of anti-Americans and protecting US sovereignty.
They're NOT immigrants!
They Are Invaders!
“ humanitarian Respite Center, run by Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley...”
We can discuss catholic leaders such as the Pope and the USCCB and where they are on immigration, covid, vaccines, politicians etc
However. Catholic charities is the original “in name only” organization. They are not church leaders by any twisted stretch of imagination
The writer knows this
If he doesn’t he should quit
“ It was act of charity” above should be “It was no act of charity”
Man Disguises Self As Illegal Immigrant So Democrats Won’t Care That He’s Unvaccinated
Covid 19 came from China. It certainly immigrated.
I don’t blame the immigrants. If I was dirt poor and lived in a central American country without a chance to better myself, I’d probably try to get to Estados Unidos myself.
I blame the Dems for allowing millions of them to enter, many without means of support and infected with who knows what. And their only reason for allowing this is (they think) it will keep them in power.
No borders, no country.
First, they’re NOT “immigrants”; they’re ILLEGAL ALIEN INVADERS.
Second, the infected ones are “seeding” the virus all thru the areas and regions in America, where they’re being sent by Bidet’s corrupt gov’t scumbags.
It’s ALL the Immigrants’ fault.
Catholic Charities is a slave running / trading operation.
Says the people being paid to handle the illegals…
Stop government funding of Catholic Charities.
Catholic Charities - another weaponized instrument for the destruction of America.
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