"The Field Hospital" blog series covers life in U.S. and Canadian Catholic parishes. The title comes from Pope Francis' words: "I see the church as a field hospital after battle. It is useless to ask a seriously injured person if he has high cholesterol and about
Maria Garcia sat inside a meeting hall at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Barrio Logan on a recent evening, holding an application for U.S. citizenship. About 100 others joined her in the brightly lit room.
BARRIO LOGAN — “A Faith That Does Justice.” That’s the name of an innovative program that’s bringing together low-income immigrants, white parishioners and activists from other faiths to bring change to one of San Diego’s most challenging neighborhoods, Barrio Logan.
“Muslim Response to Islamophobia”
On the first Tuesday of February over 200 people gathered at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church to hear Imam Taha Hassane of the Islamic Center of San Diego speak on the Muslim Response to Islamaphobia. Imam Hassane expressed that “Muslims believe in mutual respect between people of different religions considering humanity as one family”.
On the eve of President Barack Obama’s first visit to a U.S. mosque, about 200 community members of diverse backgrounds convened Tuesday evening at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in San Diego to discuss prejudice against Muslims in the United States.