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The economic (and Christian) case for hiring refugees

(RNS) — As a white evangelical Christian from a rural town in Georgia, I grew up around people who looked and thought like me. But refugees have taught me profound lessons about friendship, hospitality and God’s vision for our world.

Catholic bishops fail to agree on statement on the economy

BALTIMORE (RNS) A divided Catholic hierarchy on Tuesday (Nov. 13) failed to agree on a statement about the economy after a debate that revealed sharp differences over the kind of social justice issues that were once a hallmark of the bishops’ public profile. By David Gibson.