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Tag Archives: migration
In April, the First Lutheran Church in Duluth, linked with the community of San Antonio Los Ranchos in El Salvador for 20 years, organized a forum on immigration. That day, the pastor’s sermon related to the passage, “I was a … Continue reading
The article below about the vigil was originally posted on St Joan of Arc’s site. In addition to participating in the monthly vigils St Joan of Arc has also participated in calls to action regarding the recent policies to forcibly … Continue reading
A number of Sister Parish member churches have recently responded to calls for action on migration and U.S. policy. Wallingford UMC has organized a trip to the border with Opening Borders and coordinated visits to a local detention center. St. … Continue reading
In July, Sister Parish joined over 40 other organizations in calling on the US government to adopt a humanitarian response to the border situation and to address the root causes of migration to the US. Read the letter coordinated by … Continue reading
Each year, an estimated 20,000 migrants are kidnapped each year in Mexico. These numbers are of course disputed by international human rights organizations, the Mexican government, and families that are the victims of such acts. What is not refutable are the 72 … Continue reading