BIDI BIDI REFUGEE CAMP, Uganda (RNS) – 'The church gives them new hope, which is important to refugees and any person who has experienced trauma,' says a counselor.
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CHICAGO (RNS) — The ELCA has elected the largest number of female bishops in one year to lead the mainline denomination.
UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 10 months have passed since Myanmar's security forces launched a sweeping campaign of rape and other brutalities against the Rohingya, and the babies conceived during those assaults have been born.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — The travel ban has thrown yet another obstacle in the way of Syrian refugees whose status in neighboring countries is already uncertain.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — In a 5-4 decision, the high court has upheld the president’s temporary ban on refugees and immigrants from a group of primarily Muslim-majority countries, ruling that it is within the executive branch’s power to 'suspend entry of...
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Almasa Bass looks around with sadness at the difference 20-plus years have wrought.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – Some Ugandan faith leaders say their nation must accept African refugees facing deportation from Israel, while others counter that resettlement would place too heavy a burden on already overtaxed refugee resettlement efforts.
(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.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — For the six faith-based agencies authorized to settle refugees in the U.S., the battle over the travel ban is also a fight to protect their ministries — and, by extension, the refugees they serve.
BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) — The graves are the newest piece of evidence for what looks increasingly like a genocide in Myanmar's western Rakhine state against the Rohingya, a long-persecuted ethnic Muslim minority in the predominantly...
Looking for moral heroism in our time? Look no further than a bunch of El Al pilots. You read that right.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — 'If someone had told me 10 years ago this would happen, I’d have said a Jewish state would never send desperate refugees away to their deaths,' said Rabbi Susan Silverman, sister of comedian Sarah Silverman.
(RNS) — Christians, especially those who believe that Scripture should be the foundation of American law, should be leading the charge in support of Dreamers, refugees and other immigrants.
(AP) Don't let freedom be corroded by consumerism and 'the overpowering waves of empty chatter,' Pope Francis urged.
(AP) — Migrants are 'surviving the Herods of today' who shed innocent blood to impose their power, Pope Francis said.