Posts Tagged ‘Border fence’

Seeing Jesus in migrants at the border

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

The devastating picture of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, lying face down in the muddy waters of the Rio Grande jolted the nation. We could no longer look away. The tragedy of a father and daughter from El Salvador drowning while he tried to save her from being swept away by Read more

The border: A line in the sand

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Recently some 2000 members of the National Guard of the United States have been sent to the Southern Border with Mexico. The National Guard exists for the protection of the nation. They assist in times of natural disasters or respond to an armed threat from a foreign military force. None of that is happening at Read more

Austrian bishop bans anti-refugee fence on church lands

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

An Austrian bishop has refused to allow an anti-refugee border fence to be built on church lands. Bishop Aegidius Zsifkovics of Eisenstadt has ensured the fence being built along Austria’s border with Hungary will have at least two large holes. The bishop said that fences weren’t the answer to Europe’s refugee crisis and allowing them Read more