(RNS) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's decision rests in part on the lie that Muslims from war-torn countries are dangerous, which is itself the most dangerous view out there.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis laid out his international agenda for the new year by addressing mounting concerns about the situation in Iran, the impact of climate change in Australia and the necessary steps to ensure peace.
CHICAGO (RNS) — As fewer refugees are arriving in the United States, organizations that work with refugees — many of which are faith-based — are finding new ways to reach out to those who have been forced to flee their home countries.
(RNS) — Walking alongside refugee families has restored and strengthened my Christian faith. It has expanded my worldview and ignited my life with passion and purpose.
(RNS) — The Trump administration is considering shutting down refugee resettlement for the coming fiscal year, a move that would dismantle an already weakened refugee resettlement infrastructure.
COX'S BAZAAR, Bangladesh (RNS) — 'Once we see that our relatives in Myanmar have gotten full citizenship rights and treated humanely, no one will have to force us to go back,' explained one refugee.
(RNS) — Seek Refuge, a new crowdfunded streetwear brand for millennial Muslim women, issues a challenge to the traditional modest fashion industry — all while taking up the cause of refugees.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Christian agencies and churches are stepping up and coordinating their efforts to respond to the South Sudanese refugee crisis, as the number of people fleeing across the border into northern Uganda reaches 1 million.
LESBOS, Greece (RNS) — Muslim refugees arriving on the island of Lesbos in Greece don't seem interested in religion, but sometimes they are met by Christian evangelical groups.
(RNS) Refugees. Genocide. Oppressive regimes. These aren't the warm, fuzzy parts of the Christmas story most churches like to focus on, but some are connecting the Holy Family's flight to Egypt at the end of that story to the modern-day refugee crisis.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Global religious freedom remains under “serious and sustained assault,” according to a new report.
(RNS) "There was just time for a last minute prayer before the machinery tore in," a British charity reported. "The pastor stood by in dignified silence, clutching the remaining cross from the Church roof."
SALT LAKE CITY -- The LDS letter, to be read from the pulpit Sunday, takes a wider view of refugees, though it comes amid Syria’s deepening civil war.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Mussie Zerai, a 40-year-old Catholic priest from tiny Eritrea in North Africa, is getting recognition for his work rescuing African refugees in the Mediterranean.