Immigrant church must lead the way on immigration reform, cardinal says

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NEW YORK  — Catholic leaders and universities should "come out of the shadows" and take a significant role in educating those who are ambivalent or undecided about the issue of comprehensive immigration reform, according to Cardinal Roger M. Mahony of Los Angeles.

"We are an immigrant church ourselves since the founding days of the republic," the cardinal said in a May 3 presentation at Jesuit-run Fordham University in New York.

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