This is a video of the presentation on immigration issues and the Catholic response that was held at Our Lady of the Visitation on Oct. 15, 2019 in the Church Hall. The speakers were Maddie Lees, the Parish Outreach Coordinator of Catholic Charities of SW Ohio, and Zac Sanders, Immigration Attorney with Catholic Charities of SW Ohio. Also speaking toward the end were Pedro, an immigrant from Guatemala who talked about his experiences, and also Fr. Jim Schutte, Pastor of St. Leo's Parish. The host for the evening was Bill Tonnis, Pastoral Associate for Outreach at Our Lady of the Visitation.
In this presentation you will hear about the Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching and how they inform our response to issues like immigration. You'll also hear statistics and the legal viewpoint.
Please note: The visible component of this video gets frozen at times, but you can still hear the audio. We recommend that you just let it continue to play.