Brothers and Sisters
Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio
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An excellent introduction to official Catholic teaching on immigration
Brothers and Sisters: A Catholic Teaching on Immigration by Archbishop Nicholas DiMarzio
The issue of immigration in the U.S. today is critical and urgent, but frequently clouded over by issues such as economic pressures, the fear of the unknown and family issues. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio wades into the immigration debate with a no-nonsense approach to the crucial questions facinth the U.S. today. Founded on the teachings of the Catholic Church, Bishop DiMarzio continually points to the dignity of the human person as the unfailing guide to addressing the pressing issues that surround imigration.
Nicholas DiMarzio was ordained a priest of the Roman Catholic Church on May 30, 1970 in the Archdiocese of Newark. In 1996, he was elevated to the office of Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark. From 1998 through 2001 he was chairman of the Migration Committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and on June 8, 1999 he was appointed as sixth bishop of the Diocese of Camden. He remained there for four years, until he was named the seventh bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn on August 1, 2003.