Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Catholic Charities Settles Syrian Refugee Family in Indiana

Catholic Charities has settled a Syrian family of four in Indianapolis despite Governor Pence's declaration that the state would not accept Syrian refugees. Archbishop Joseph Tobin “prayerfully considered his (Pence’s) request that we defer from welcoming them until Congress had approved new legislation regarding immigrants and refugees,” but decided to move the familty to Indiana anyway. The family had undergone security checks for over two years. Read more here.