Episcopal Migration Ministries hosts World Refugee Day interfaith conversation

#StandTogether #WithRefugees

[Episcopal News Service] Judaism, like all religious traditions, calls Rabbi Victor Urecki to welcome the stranger, the refugee. In the Torah, God tells the Jews no less than 36 times to “love the strangers in their midst,” reminding them they were once strangers in Egypt, he said. Still, it’s not Urecki’s Jewish faith that drives […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries organise un dialogue interconfessionnel pour la Journée mondiale des réfugiés

[Episcopal News Service] Le judaïsme, comme toutes les traditions religieuses, appelle – dit le rabbin Victor Urecki – à accueillir l’étranger, le réfugié. Dans la Torah, Dieu dit aux juifs pas moins de 36 fois d’« aimer les étrangers en leur sein », leur rappelant qu’ils étaient jadis des étrangers en Égypte, a-t-il déclaré. Et pourtant, ce […]

El Ministerio Episcopal de Migración auspicia un diálogo interreligioso sobre el Día Mundial del Refugiado

#StandTogether #WithRefugees

[Episcopal News Service] El judaísmo, al igual que todas las tradiciones religiosas, llama al rabino Victor Urecki a acoger al extranjero y al refugiado. En la Torá, Dios le dice a los judíos no menos de 36 veces que “amen a los extranjeros que habitan en medio de ellos” recordándoles que ellos fueron alguna vez extranjeros […]

Anglican Alliance joins ecumenical statement released for World Refugee Day

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance has joined a group of 20 Christian organizations in issuing a statement to mark World Refugee Day. The statement celebrates the opportunities for solidarity and learning that come with opening our arms to welcome refugees and calls for more shared responsibility in responding to current large-scale movements of refugees […]

Video: Presiding Bishop’s World Refugee Day message

Episcopal Migration Ministries toolkit, resources for individuals and congregations

  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “In the name of Mary, Joseph and the Lord Jesus, aid all refugees today, for most of the refugees like the Holy Family themselves, are families, and most are children,” commented Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry in his 2017 World Refugee Day Message. “I invite […]

Anglicans mark World Refugee Day

[Anglican Communion News Service] The number of people displaced from their homes by war and persecution hit a record-breaking 65.3 million people by the end of 2015, the UN said today in a report released to mark World Refugee Day. Not only is the total number of refugees at record levels, but the year-on-year increase is […]

Immigrants continue to breathe life into St. Paul church

Partner parish to co-sponsor a refugee family

[Episcopal News Service – St. Paul, Minnesota] When you walk into Holy Apostles Episcopal Church here on any given Sunday you will find a melting pot. A young female Hmong deacon in her 30s will be hugging a white congregant in his 80s, and youth of many races and ages will be sitting together listening […]

Video: Presiding Bishop Curry on World Refugee Day

'We must find a way to end the suffering of human beings'

  In 2000, the United Nations named June 20 as World Refugee Day, deeming it an annual opportunity to celebrate the resilience and success of the former refugees who bless our communities with their wisdom and irrepressible spirit and to examine the root causes of violence and persecution that force people to flee at an […]

L’Évêque Président Curry à propos de la Journée mondiale des réfugiés

« Nous devons trouver un moyen de mettre fin à la souffrance des êtres humains »

[Le 16 juin 2016] « En effet, nous devons trouver un moyen de mettre fin à la guerre mais nous devons trouver un moyen de mettre fin à la souffrance des êtres humains qui sont contraints d’abandonner leur foyer » signale Michael Curry, Évêque Président de l’Église épiscopale dans son message pour la Journée mondiale […]

El Obispo Presidente Curry en el Día Mundial del Refugiado

'Tenemos que encontrar una manera de acabar con el sufrimiento de los seres humanos'

[16 de junio, del 2016] “En verdad, hay que encontrar una manera de acabar con la guerra, pero tenemos que encontrar una manera de acabar con el sufrimiento de los seres humanos que se ven obligados a abandonar sus hogares”, afirma el  Obispo Presidente de la Iglesia Episcopal, Michael Curry, en su mensaje del Día […]