Prof. Flores, along with Prof. Victor Carmona of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, TX, responded to a presentation on Immigration and suffering by Bishop Oscar Cantu on Monday, June 8, 2015. The panel was moderated by Fr. Allan Figueroa Deck, S.J. of Loyola Marymount University. This conversation between theologians and a bishop, which touched on themes of mercy, justice, culture, race, law, and popular religion, was the first of its kind at the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (ACHTUS) annual colloquia.