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In April, I traveled with ECCO clergy and leaders to Philadelphia to participate in a training about Pope Francis’ teachings on social justice. Together with hundreds of leaders we prayed and studied together. We came together as Christians from many denominations, in a unified spirit to address the pain we see in the world. I was inspired by the words of Cardinal Óscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, one of the Pope’s closest advisors, who spoke to ou...

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In the last few days of 2015 the Department of Homeland Security engaged in round ups of Central American undocumented immigrants throughout the country. We have already heard reports that round ups have occurred already in East Boston, Chelsea, and Revere. We denounce this new policy of targeting our Central American sisters and brothers who have come to our communities seeking refuge from unspeakable violence. We are horrified that the Obama A...