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Welcoming the Stranger Pays Dividends for Both Them and Us

Lauren Solidum takes time out of her tour of Juniper Gardens, the training farm for the New Roots for Refugees farmers in Kansas City, Kansas, for a photo. New Roots is one of the many programs of Catholic Charities that Solidum will now oversee as the new head of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. PHOTO COURTESY OF CATHOLIC CHARITIES

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by Lauren Solidum

The Gospel of Matthew mandates we “welcome the stranger.” The Book of Leviticus commands that we not “mistreat foreigners who live in your land.” The Book of Deuteronomy and the Letter to the Hebrews follow the same notion….

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