VATICAN CITY (RNS) Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher said he was ashamed and humiliated by revelations that 7 percent of Australia’s Roman Catholic clergy may have abused children between 1950 and 2010.
OF THE 85,000 REFUGEES ENTERING THE US IN 2016, 61% WERE CHRISTIAN.
Thousands of refugees fleeing from African and Middle Eastern countries end up in the United States and Europe. The U.S. has seen refugee arrivals for a long time. The common factor tying all refugees across different time periods are people running away from conflicts in their home countries for the quest of a better life. Data extracted from the Refugee Processing Center managed by the U.S. State Department shows over 3 million refugees have stepped foot on American soil since 1975.
QUEBEC — In a world often hostile to migration, Canada has stood out, welcoming thousands of refugees fleeing war and seeking a haven. It has been a feel-good time for Canada, proud of its national tolerance.
Thousands rallied in Brooklyn on Thursday to denounce President Trump’s executive order on immigration, drawing perhaps the largest public U.S. protest by Muslims in recent history. They gathered for prayer as speakers condemned Trump’s order, which temporarily bans citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the country.