LETTER – Please find below the letter that Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa sent regarding the resignation of Fr. David Neuhaus as Coordinator for Pastoral Ministry to Asylum seekers and Migrants (CPAM).
To all the priests working in Pastoral Ministry to Asylum seekers and Migrants,
To all our faithful migrants and foreign workers in Israel,
To all the sisters, volunteers and pastoral workers
To all our communities in Israel,
the Lord give you peace!
As you already know, Fr. David resigned from his responsibility as Coordinator for Pastoral Ministry to Asylum seekers and Migrants (CPAM).
I wish to express publicly my gratitude and that of all the diocese for these years of service of Fr. David to the community, during which the CPAM became a structured, efficient and important reference for the life of thousands of faithful, most of them living in a very difficult social conditions. It is important that the legacy Fr. David is leaving to us, consisting of volunteers, activities and a passion for the community and the Church, to be preserved and invested in for the future.
I am sure we all can count on your support and collaboration.
A new Coordinator will be named soon.
We wish to Fr. David every good in his new activities.