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  • France prepares to dismantle port-city migrant camp

    October 21 2016 by Anna K. Poole, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    France prepares to dismantle port-city migrant camp

    In October, the British government announced it will accept hundreds of refugee children from a squalid camp on the French side of the English Channel. The decision came in response to international pressure to “fulfill its moral obligation” to find homes for migrant minors with documented family links in Britain.

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  • ‘The stakes are high,’ Floyd says

    June 15 2016 by Erin Roach, Nashville | with 0 comments
    ‘The stakes are high,’ Floyd says

    Southern Baptists must act, akin to Queen Esther on behalf of her people, because “the stakes are high” in the church and in the world today, Ronnie Floyd said June 14 in his presidential address to messengers to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in St. Louis.

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  • Few Syrian Christians get asylum in U.S., despite genocide declaration

    May 31 2016 by Evan Wilt, World News Service | with 0 comments
    Few Syrian Christians get asylum in U.S., despite genocide declaration

    Two months after the Obama administration called out militant terror group Islamic State (ISIS) for committing genocide against Christians in Iraq and Syria, refugee data show those finding a safe haven in the United States are not the ones suffering the most persecution.

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  • Baptists confront refugee crisis at Greek border

    March 7 2016 by Seth Brown, BR content editor | with 0 comments
    Baptists confront refugee crisis at Greek border

    “Europe faces an imminent humanitarian crisis,” warned the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees in a report that focused on the rapid build-up of migrants in Eidomeni, Greece. A team of North Carolina Baptists recently volunteered at the border crossing to Macedonia, where they aided desperate migrants and shared a message of hope.

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  • Religious liberty key to refugee crisis, leaders say

    Religious freedom and the protection of religious minorities are essential to resolving the escalating refugee crisis in Syria and other countries, human rights advocates said at a forum in the nation’s capital. The worst refugee disaster since WWII was addressed by Antonio Guterres and Robert George…

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  • The Syrian refugee crisis and you

    September 14 2015 by Travis Wussow, ERLC/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    The Syrian refugee crisis and you

    The world is presented with the worst refugee crisis since World War II. Nearly 8 million Syrians have been internally displaced, and nearly 4 million Syrians have fled the country in search of safety. As Christians, we know that we must respond.

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  • Alaska church brings laughter and God’s love to Syrian refugees

    July 17 2015 by Evelyn Adamson, IMB Connecting | with 0 comments
    Alaska church brings laughter and God’s love to Syrian refugees

    Amelia had raised money to attend an Acteens camp, but when the camp was cancelled, she then looked for an overseas trip. One night at church, Amelia listened to a couple share about the Syrian refugee crisis, and she made up her mind that her trip would be spent serving them.

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