Sister Kathy reflects on her time at the border

12/19/2019 5:03 pm

Sister Kathy Roberg and friends at U.S. border in Arizona

"As my three friends and I began our two-week journey here on some of the hottest days of the year (July 8-21), I wondered if the harsh beauty of this land was symbolic of the people we were to meet and their life's circumstances. Weren't these people of our time fleeing from slavery, fleeing from government controls, rejection, poverty, drug violence, climate crises, child trafficking and prostitution — all in search of a better way, a 'promised land'?"

Read In the deserts of the border, an exodus of today in Global Catholic Sisters Report

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