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The Catholic Church’s Institutional Responses to Immigration: From Supranational to Local Engagement

Citation

Mooney, Margarita A. (2007). The Catholic Church’s Institutional Responses to Immigration: From Supranational to Local Engagement.. Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette (Ed.) (pp. 157-171). New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press.

Abstract

Religion has jumped into the sphere of global and domestic politics in ways that few would have imagined a century ago. Some expected that religion would die as modernity flourished. Instead, it now stares at us almost daily from the front pages of newspapers and television broadcasts. Although it is usually stories about the Christian Right or conservative Islam that grab headlines, there are many religious activists of other political persuasions that are working quietly for social justice. This book examines how religious immigrants and religious activists are working for equitable treatment for immigrants in the United States.

Reference Type

Book Section

Year Published

2007

Author(s)

Mooney, Margarita A.