Pastoral letter on migrants and refugees.
Among its recommendations are:
* abrogating the Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the United States;
* reinforcing laws on human trafficking;
* better reception for newcomers;
* greater access to public services and decent living conditions.
The document was released in the midst of the federal campaign. As a result there was little or no press coverage. See www.cccb.ca/mediareleases.htm? CD=527LID=1800.
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|Title Annotation:||Canada; Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Mar 1, 2006|
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