Refugees

Refugees and migrants at a camp on the Greek island of Samos, on Oct. 18.  (AP Photo/Michael Svarnias)
Kevin White, S.J. November 12, 2019
More people have been forced to flee their homes than at any time in recorded history, writes Kevin White of Jesuit Refugee Service. But there is good news about global initiatives to address the problem.
Kristin Zipple-Shedd November 08, 2019
The Trump administration is engaged in a systematic war against immigrants, and one prime target seems to be those of us who represent them.
John Gehring October 31, 2019
After a trip to the border, I returned home to the nation’s capital—where President Trump continues to double down on cruel policies—carrying a stone I picked up in the desert and the stories of migrants.
David Hollenbach October 21, 2019
If solidarity extends only as far as national or cultural borders, refugees will not receive the support they need.
Catholics joined an array of faith communities, human rights groups, clergy, refugees and refugee resettlement agencies gathered outside the U.S. Capitol Oct. 15 protesting deep cuts to the refugee admissions program.
The genocide conducted by the Islamic State against Christian communities in Iraq and Syria has turned into continued harassment by Iran-backed militias and shows no signs of abating soon.