RNS Morning Report: ‘For His Children’ Campaign; Iraqi Refugee Leaves Sanc …

A migrant mother and children ride a freight train on their journey north to seek refuge in the U.S., in Palenque, Chiapas state, Mexico, on June 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Need to know: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

“For His Children” Campaign

Hispanic evangelical group offers to house migrant children in churches

The head of the largest Hispanic evangelical Christian network in the United States has announced it will work with the Trump administration to provide resources and shelter to migrant children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.  More from Religion News Service

Deportation Order Removed

Iraqi refugee in New Mexico leaves church sanctuary after two years

The 66-year-old Muslim refugee from Iraq, who has lived in the U.S. for decades and trained tens of thousands of U.S. soldiers, spent two years inside an Albuquerque church’s basement seeking sanctuary from deportation. More from Religion News Service

Shambhala Allegations

Buddhist official tells police alleged abuse victim was exploring her sexuality

Dennis L. Southward, who handled security and domestic violence matters for Shambhala International, told police that the woman 'could do a lot of damage' if she pressed charges against her alleged abuser. More from Religion News Service

Incalculable Influence

Norman Geisler, theologian and prolific author, dies at 86

A philosopher and longtime defender of conservative Christian beliefs, Geisler founded the International Society of Christian Apologetics in 2006. More from Religion News Service

Martini Judaism

An afternoon of Israel hatred

I went to a JVP event so you won't have to. This is bad stuff, writes Jeffrey Salkin. More from Religion News Service

Plot Uncovered

Islamberg: Three plead guilty to plot against NY Muslim community

Investigators uncovered the plan and arrested the three men in January after a student reported a suspicious comment. More from Al Jazeera




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