(RNS) — A crisis either makes us better or worse people; it never leaves us the same.
(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.
(RNS) — 'They were refugees, they did what the world wanted them to do. They went back home, they tried to rebuild and then we just opened the gates for more terror to come back again into their lives after they were trying to rebuild.'
(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.
(RNS) — While our government turns away families in need, I’m paying forward the generosity shown to my mother’s Vietnamese family by extending compassion to two Syrian refugee families.
DAUPHIN, Manitoba (RNS) A year and a half ago, three churches put aside theological differences and came together to sponsor the resettlement of three Syrian refugee families to this rural Canadian community.
INDIANAPOLIS — On Wednesday (Sept. 14), a panel of three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit lashed into Ind. Gov. Mike Pence's attempted ban of Syrian refugees resettling in the state.
WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) They said there are nearly 60 million displaced or refugee people worldwide, “a humanitarian crisis of unprecedented size.”
(RNS) More than half of the nation’s governors declared their state’s borders closed to Syrian refugees after the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris. But some churches and faith-based agencies are defying the orders.
(RNS) Religious groups are pushing back against a wave of opposition toward Syrian refugees and are working to preserve the U.S. as a haven for them.
ROME (RNS) The slaughter in Paris of 129 people and injuring of hundreds has intensified the debate in Europe about whether Syrian refugees pose a threat. The debate has spilled across the Atlantic.
(RNS) We're a nation of immigrants -- who tried to keep out Catholics, Jews and now Syrian refugees.
It’s not un-American to save Assyrian Christians, Yazidis and others from genocide at the hands of the Islamic State group.
(RNS) Nobody can make a nation recognize the human dignity and rights of refugees.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) Jewish American groups say they can’t be bystanders as the refugee crisis unfolds. They join Arab-American leaders in a critique of existing policies, which have sharply limited the numbers of refugees settled in the United States.
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