An Indiana church is using church imagery in order to protest against President Donald Trump and his immigration policies.
Here's what they posted
On our lawn tonight we placed The Holy Family...in #ICE detention. #Immigration https://t.co/eSkTv89SEf— CCC Indy (@CCC Indy)1530594811.0
"On our lawn tonight we placed The Holy Family...in #ICE detention," read the social media post.
Christ Church Cathedral in Indianapolis, Indiana, posted a picture of the display meant to protest the separation and detention of migrant families by the department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement under Trump.
"So we have the holy family in a chain link enclosure, much like the detention facilities that are being prepared and currently exists for families being detained indefinitely," explained Reverend Stephen Carlsen of Christ Church Cathedral.
"And we're hoping to draw attention to the fact that indefinite family detention is wrong and that this holy family, that were refugees seeking asylum in Egypt," he said, "are representative of every family in detention."
"That this holy family is every family, and every family is holy," he added.
Sexton Fred Andrews said that they hope the display will influence people at the ballot box when they vote.
"It's sad," he said. "Somewhere along the line, I guess, just hoping for a better life has been lost because it's politics involved."
Here's an Associated Press video on the story: