World Refugee Day

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June 11, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] In advance of World Refugee Day on June 20th, join the Stand with Refugees Campaign!

Call your members of Congress to remind them that the United States plays a critical role in providing protection and hope for the persecuted, support a refugee...

June 20, 2016

It is easy to forget that the 65.3 million refugees are individual people – like six-year-old Taim, who crossed the Aegean Sea last year with his family, landing on the Greek island of Chios. Photo: Jeffrey / ACT Alliance

[Anglican Communion News Service] The number of people...

June 19, 2016

Holy Apostles Episcopal Church is home to a diverse congregation that includes a strong Hmong faith community. Photo: Holy Apostles

[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...

June 16, 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...

June 16, 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...

June 16, 2016

“Indeed, we must find a way to end war, but we must find a way to end the suffering of human beings who are forced from their homes,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry notes in his 2016 World Refugee Day message.

In 2000, the United Nations named June 20 as...

June 16, 2016

 

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...

June 14, 2016

There is still time to register for the free World Refugee Day webinar on June 20 at 7 pm Eastern.

Sponsored by the Episcopal Migration Ministries and Episcopal Public Policy Network, the one-hour seminar will present and discuss the global refugee crisis, the contributions refugees...

May 3, 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] 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...

May 3, 2016

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...

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