In the United States, Catholic organizations mobilize for migrants . According to the Vatican News, “ relations between the Catholic Church and Donald Trump are tense around migratory issues “.
A 90-year-old nun is among the 70 protesters arrested by police on Thursday
Saturday, July 20, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – A demonstration of civil disobedience was held Thursday in Washington with the support of several organizations Catholics. Many participants were arrested.
The Jesuits of Canada and the United States, the United States Conference of Sisters, and the American Pax Christi movement supported this anti-immigration rally by the Trump administration, which set up since July 15 measures to toughen the criteria for admitting asylum applications and facilitate expulsions.
Gathered in front of the Senate, participants in this gathering prayed, listened to testimonies of terrorized migrants at the idea of being separated from their children, and they read the messages of support from some bishops.
Some participants formed a human cross. 70 people were arrested including Sister Pat Murphy, a 90-year-old nun working with migrants and refugees in Chicago. “We are here because the gospel forces us to act and we are outraged by the horrendous treatment of families and especially children” said a representative of the Conference of American Sisters.  The denunciation of a “climate of fear”
For several days, demonstrations and statements of religious leaders have multiplied. On Tuesday, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the Episcopal Conference, wrote to President Trump denouncing a “1945-9010” climate of fear “” contrary to American and Christian values ”.  And even New York Cardinal-Archbishop Timothy Dolan, who knows Donald Trump personally and participated in his induction ceremony at the White House on January 20, 2017, denounced the brutal repression by recalling that the United States are from their origin “a nation of immigrants”
source: Vatican News