Members of a U.S.-bound migrant caravan stand on a road after federal police briefly blocked their way outside the town of Arriaga, Mexico, on Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service August 06, 2019
“At a time when we are facing the ‘highest levels of displacement on record,’ according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, we urge you to increase the refugee resettlement cap and to admit as many refugees as possible within that cap," the letter reads.
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service July 26, 2019
An increasingly vocal band of advocates and experts says the Trump administration’s policies have failed to address many of the challenges faced by Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities abroad
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service June 06, 2019
New questions about how Catholic leaders deal with sexual misconduct arose on June 4 after a Texas woman claimed in a news report that church officials in Houston allowed a priest with whom she had a sexual relationship to continue in ministry at a parish two hours away.
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service June 03, 2019
On May 31, the California state senate passed a bill requiring priests to report anything they heard in the sacrament of confession from priests or colleagues relating to sex abuse. The bill passed with a 30-4 vote, with 4 senators not voting at all. Catholic clergy and survivor groups have clashed
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service May 17, 2019
The Marquette students are part of a growing movement of tech sector professionals, religious leaders and Silicon Valley workers wrestling with profound questions about whether future technologies will be used for good or evil.
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service March 21, 2019
The percentage of Americans who don’t affiliate with any specific religious tradition is now roughly the same as those who identify as evangelical or Catholic.
Faith Dispatches
Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service March 13, 2019
A new survey reveals that more U.S. Catholics are questioning whether they should remain in the church today than when news of the “Spotlight” child sex abuse scandal broke in the Boston Archdiocese in 2002.
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service February 05, 2019
World Relief’s legal service and educational programs continue to grow even as layoffs have continued in its refugee resettlement programs.
Screengrab from a viral video showcasing a confrontation between a Native American drummer and a group of Catholic high school students in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 18, 2019. Screenshot via YouTube.
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service January 19, 2019
Several clips of the encounter circulating on social media show a small group of Native American drummers, who were in Washington for the Indigenous People’s March, being surrounded by a much larger band of teenagers.
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Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service December 19, 2018
The revelations are seen as an important step by the Society of Jesus.