What this showcases is that opposition here is more political than ethical. Our outrage against war is too often rooted in who is doing the invading and where they are invading.
“In this moment, as the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, you have the holy opportunity to play an historic role in helping to bring a cessation of senseless violence and a restoration of peace,” the US Christian leaders wrote in their letter. “We pray you will do so, and our prayers will accompany you.”
The border is safe unless you are an immigrant. For immigrants and asylum seekers, it is dangerous and even deadly.
One of the key obstacles in moving progressive immigration policies from support to reality is the lack of passion and hope.