Two leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) are calling on Americans, and Christians in particular, to “welcome the stranger,” making a strong case for progressive immigration reform in a new book called 'They Are Us'.
A church-based coalition is to be launched today in Blackburn to encourage faith-based aid projects for refugees and asylum seekers. The Sanctuary Project will draw together a range of support for some 1,200 people in the first instance.
Trying to deny the Armenian genocide harms us all and stunts the possibility of true justice and true peace, says Harry Hagopian. We must face up to its human, historical and political reality, no matter how painful.
Among the many arguments within and about the controversial UN review conference on racism, one that has attracted less media coverage is the overlooking of the struggles of 260 million so-called 'untouchables' in South Asia.
Today is St George's day. It is spun out of myth, but the myth is important. The day has 'traditionally' been seen as affirming Empire and an exclusive English identity. But that is a gross misrepresentation, when you examine the story.
For the first time, services will take place at Westminster Abbey and the Methodist Central Hall (opposite the Houses of Parliament) at the same time, celebrating the place of migrants in modern British society.