Tag : Refugees
Muslim conversions title : Muslim Converts Revitalize Europe’s Fading Christian Churches
summary : Due to Muslim conversions, faith leaders indicate Christianity now is making a comeback in Europe.
date : Mar 27, 2017 09:35 AM EDT
Angelina Jolie with refugees title : Angelina Jolie: Refugee Policy Should Be Based on 'Facts, Not Fear'
summary : American filmmaker, actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie, who also serves as a special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, stated in an opinion-editorial in the New York Times Thursday it is simply not true that U.S. borders are overrun, or that refugees are admitted to the United States without close scrutiny.
date : Feb 03, 2017 07:39 AM EST
Syrian Refugees UNHCR title : 'Refugees Are Already Vigorously Vetted' Says Former Homeland Security Immigration Officer
summary : "The only explanation for this [immigration/travel ban] order is that refugees are being used by the president to appeal to his base at the expense of U.S. security," stated Natasha Hall, a former immigration officer with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in an opinion piece published Tuesday in The Washington Post. "Such a move is not only despicable and devastating to the people who desperately crave the safety of our country -- it erodes the American legal system by turning it into a political tool."
date : Feb 02, 2017 08:04 PM EST
Destroyed Aleppo Hospital in Syria title : Syrian War Update: Government Regains Control of Aleppo, Rebels Agree to Leave
summary : Agreement finally reached to end the Syrian civil war as rebel fighters, including civilians have been granted safe passage for evacuation.
date : Dec 14, 2016 10:25 AM EST
All Saints title : 'All Saints': Affirm Films' New Drama Inspired By True Story Explores Refugees' Quandaries, God's Will
summary : Production has begun for a new drama entitled "All Saints." The film was inspired by the true story of a salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock (played by actor John Corbett), the tiny church he was ordered to shut down and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for a future that might just save them all.
date : Sep 22, 2016 02:42 PM EDT
Migrants title : Pope Francis Will Visit Greece to Support Refugees: 'Extremely Attentive to Suffering'
summary : Greek church authorities recently approved plans for Pope Francis to visit the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday, April 16, to show support for the refugees there. Officials stated the pope requested the visit. This is a delicate period for refugees there because, under a contested plan, the European Union began returning newcomers to neighboring Turkey this month.
date : Apr 10, 2016 02:34 PM EDT
Angelina Jolie Lebanon title : Angelina Jolie Proclaims World is Failing Displaced Global Refugees
summary : Humanitarian, actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie said Tuesday that the international community must address the root causes of the global refugee crisis. The actress, who often serves as a advocate for the United Nation's refugee agency, said as a diplomatic solution eludes politicians, simply coping with the growing humanitarian crisis is not a viable alternative.
date : Mar 16, 2016 12:44 PM EDT
Syrian Refugees title : Sweden to Expel 80,000 Refugees Seeking Aslyum after Denmark Approved Measures Violating Fundamental Human Rights
summary : As many as 80,000 refugees and migrants who arrived in Sweden in 2015 could be returned to their home countries. Swedish authorities already asked the police and the country's migration agency to be prepared for the possible expulsions of refugees.
date : Jan 29, 2016 07:50 PM EST
Syrian Christians title : Evangelical Church Groups in Italy Plan To Open Refugee ‘Humanitarian Corridor’
summary : A pilot project intended to relocate 1,000 refugees to Italy on humanitarian visas is being finalized through an Italian ecumenical mission in Lebanon this week. The $1.42 million program is being largely financed by Waldensian Evangelical Church supporters, one of the religious groups that Italian taxpayers can select to receive a small percentage of their federal income taxes.
date : Jan 23, 2016 02:40 PM EST
title : Terrified Young Brothers Miraculously Escape ISIS, Beaten Daily for Not Being Child Soldier
summary : Children who refuse to fight for ISIS are being bullied, beaten and killed in Northern Iraq, cites multiple officials. Recent accounts point to 600-plus child abductions, however nearly 200 have managed to escape alive. Recent media coverage is now trying to help reveal how much psychological assistance the children refugees need.
date : Jan 14, 2016 05:25 PM EST
Myriam title : 10 Y/O Iraqi Christian Girl Displaced By ISIS Says Love for Christ Enables Her to Forgive Terrorist Group
summary : A young Iraqi Christian girl, whose family has been living in a refugee camp after fleeing persecution by the Islamic State terrorist group, has said that God's grace enables her to forgive her tormentors and provides her with the hope that there will be a brighter future.
date : Dec 16, 2015 12:31 PM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Department of Homeland Security In Crisis: 72 Employees Part Of Terror Watch List, Refugee Screening Process Weak
summary : The Department of Homeland Security have signficant number of employees who are also under the US terrorist watch list. A Democratic lawmaker expressed that this could not be more worrying, coupled with the fact that DHS continues to fail inspections with regard its internal safety mechanisms.
date : Dec 08, 2015 02:27 PM EST
Ben Carson Jordan Visit with Syrian Refugees title : Ben Carson Urges Compassion, Support To Syrian Refugees, Says Obama's Plan To Bring 15,000 Refugees 'Small and Wrong'
summary : After Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson returned from a two day tour in Jordan over this weekend of multiple camps housing Syrian refugees, he quickly shared personal observations on Monday with his Facebook friends. He said he and his wife, Candy, went to Jordan because he wanted to see the actual circumstances for himself. He conveyed he wanted to talk with refugees directly to try to "find a solution where we (United States) can be both smart and compassionate.
date : Dec 01, 2015 06:39 PM EST
Middle East Refugee Crisis title : Middle East Refugee Crisis: Christian Leaders Ask for Help, Organizations Respond
summary : A group of Eastern Christian leaders met in Lebanon to address the situation of Christian refugees in the Middle East and call on the international community to stop supporting terrorism. A few organizations have stepped up to help alleviate the crisis as best they could.
date : Jan 30, 2015 01:12 PM EST
RickPerry.jpg title : Texas Late-Term Abortion Ban Battle Renewed by Governor Rick Perry
summary : After a grueling eleven-hour filibuster succeeded in stalling a bill banning late-term abortions in the Senate on Tuesday, Republican Governor Rick Perry has called the Texas legislature to revisit the proposed legislation in a second special congressional session next month.
date : Jun 27, 2013 12:00 PM EDT