Bishop Flores

Immigration, DACA, DREAMers, Bishop Flores, Rio Grande Valley, Texas IAF

Valley Interfaith Fights for DACA, Sends 10,000 Cards to Congress

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Rio Grande Guardian & More

Wielding 10,000 signed postcards to Congressional Representatives and scriptural passages on the subject, Valley Interfaith leaders and Catholic Bishop Daniel E. Flores  forcefully called on Congress to protect DREAMers as they decide the future of DACA.

“The Bible is clear,” declared  Msgr. Heriberto Diaz of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brownsville.  “We are to welcome the immigrant, as we were once immigrants in a foreign land.”

Bishop Flores emphasized, “Young people are not statistics…not just numbers…they are young people with hopes and dreams.”

Valley Interfaith

Library, Las Milpas, Community Organizing in the Rio Grande Valley, Bishop Flores

Bishop, Valley Interfaith Celebrate Transformation of Political Culture

Monday, January 29, 2018
Rio Grande Guardian & More

In the largest celebration of multiple events, Bishop Daniel E. Flores blessed the opening of a new library in Las Milpas, surrounded by Valley Interfaith leaders, children from Carmen Anaya Elementary School and other community supporters. An assembly chronicled the community-driven effort that went into changing the political culture of South Texas, reflected in the construction of the new library that leaders had fought for and won...

Valley Interfaith