Many refugees have fled war-torn areas where they witnessed unspeakable atrocities and barely escaped with their lives. After weeks, months, or even years, they arrive at a refugee camp run by the United Nations, places billed as safe havens for refugees until they can be resettled or it’s safe to return home. But as recent
Is it wrong for Christians to consider reasons to not admit Syrian refugees? Many believe it is and are denouncing Christians who believe otherwise, especially politicians. But is it’s wrong for Christian policy-makers to consider the security risks refugees might pose and balance those with Scripture’s admonition to be welcoming?
Faith News in Focus: US to Deport Iraqi Christian Refugees, Setback for Pro-Life Legislation, Pope Visits US
US to Deport Iraqi Christian Refugees, Possibly Back to Islamic State Fifteen of 27 Iraqi Christian refugees being held in a detention center in California will be deported—possibly back to the Islamic State. The refugees, who fled persecution in their home country, have been held four six months charged with illegally entering the country to claim