Immigration

Osservatore Romano

The Pope on “An Excess of Complicated Theology”

Pope Francis, speaking to thousands of priests gathered at St. Peter’s Basilica on Maundy Thursday, warned that priests “are often blind” to those who are suffering sometimes “because of an excess of complicated theology” or “because of an excessive ‘bubbly’ spirituality, a ‘light’ spirituality.” That interesting phrase,“an excess of complicated […]

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VIDEO — At the Border of Hope: An Immersion Experience

VIDEO — At the Border of Hope: An Immersion Experience

SCUPE’s border immersion trip to Nogales, Mexico was filmed by expert videographer and master storyteller Vince Isner in this captivating video. This is a powerful demonstration of SCUPE’s educational method of Contextual Theology. Immersions challenge our preconceived ideas and abstract notions about complex questions like immigration. This video demonstrates how […]

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Meeting Jesus at the Border: A Statement by the SCUPE Board of Directors

Meeting Jesus at the Border: A Statement by the SCUPE Board of Directors

SCUPE resolves to educate communities and people of faith for reflection and action on immigration justice, humane treatment for those at the borders, and welcome to refugees. The values of hospitality on which our nation is built, the religious traditions of welcome for the stranger, and the migrant and refugee […]

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Bring the Sky Down!

Bring the Sky Down!

SCUPE’s Border Immersion Trip to the US-Mexico Border at Nogales Someone painted a section of the border fence with sky blue paint to “bring the sky down!” The artist’s intention was to create the illusion of what it will look like if the wall was not there. The border fence […]

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