(RNS) Last year, a record 3,270 French Jews made aliyah — or immigration to Israel — a 63 percent hike from 2012. The Tibi family plans to leave Paris this summer — for good.
Articles tagged “immigration”
NEW YORK (RNS) “For the image of God exists in all human beings: black and white; rich and poor; straight and gay; conservative and liberal; victim and perpetrator; citizen and undocumented; believer and unbeliever,” the Imago Dei campaign states.
(RNS) The year 2013 ushered in a number of data milestones in American public opinion on issues such as same-sex marriage and personal freedoms.
Many at the event told stories of having themselves immigrated or having friends endure the pains of familial separation due to the immigration system.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “We know that Martin Luther King Jr., were he here today, would be standing here with us,” said the Rev. Barbara Williams Skinner, co-chair of the National African American Clergy Network. “Cesar Chavez would be standing with us and Gandhi would be standing with us. We think that’s enough power to change the Congress.”
(RNS) While millennials are walking out the front door of U.S. congregations, immigrant Christian communities are appearing right around the corner, and sometimes knocking at the back door. And they may hold the key to vitality for American Christianity.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The call for action on immigration reform was issued just days before Sukkot, the Jewish harvest festival that commemorates the 40 years the Israelites wandered in the wilderness after their exodus from Egypt.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Some have questioned the Catholic bishops’ involvement in the national debate over immigration, perhaps wanting the church to stay neutral. But if they did so, they’d be untrue to their roots.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Anglican and Roman Catholic clergy have condemned anti-immigrant bus and van ads with the slogan: “Go home or face arrest.” The ads were paid for by the Ministry of Home Affairs.