Posts Tagged ‘Immigration’

NZ immigration approach ’harsh and draconian’ Comments 0

Monday, August 5th, 2019

An immigration lawyer says the government is reneging on pledges it would not let foreign students carry the can for fraud committed by agents without their knowledge. Under a new interpretation of existing legislation unveiled to lawyers last week, international students will bear the blame if their education agents give false information in their applications. Read more

Immigration threatens Christianity Comments 0

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, says immigration threatens Christianity. At the start of his European Parliamentary elections campaign, Orban has made it clear he thinks an influx of foreigners has put national traditions including religion in jeopardy. He says allowing more immigrants into the country has led to the “virus of (Islamic) terrorism”. Those who Read more

Church members jailed after singing Amazing Grace Comments 0

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Church members of the CityWell United Methodist Church and others from the US state of North Carolina community sought to physically block the arrest of an immigrant, Oliver-Bruno. They surrounded a government van and refused to move, singing Amazing Grace and chanting, “Let your people go!” Read more Related Posts:How were 300 Koreans allowed to Read more

The other scandal Comments 0

Monday, September 10th, 2018

The Pope’s popularity in Italy has dropped from 88 percent in 2013 to 71 percent in 2018. But you’d be mistaken to think that the decline has to do with Archbishop Viganò’s charge that Francis had covered-up for Cardinal McCarrick. The poll was taken before that story broke. According to the poll’s author, much of Read more

How liberals got lost on the story of missing children at the border Comments 0

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Over the weekend, you may have seen a horrifying story: Almost 1,500 migrant children were missing, and feared to be in the hands of human traffickers. The Trump administration lost track of the children, the story went, after separating them from their parents at the border. The news spread across liberal social media — with Read more

Reflecting on Pope Francis’ 2018 New Year Message Comments 0

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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On behalf of the world’s often unwanted refugees and migrants, Pope Francis in his Jan. 1 World Day of Peace message titled “Migrants and Refugees: Men and Women in Search of Peace” pleads: “In a spirit of compassion, let us embrace all those fleeing from war and hunger, or forced by discrimination, persecution, poverty and Read more

Immigration: N Z has the fastest growing population in OECD Comments 0

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The word immigration is likely to spark a reaction, depending which side of the welcoming gate you stand. On Sunday, Duncan Garner faced a torrent of abuse, including being labelled a racist, following a column calling for New Zealand to curb immigration. Winston Peters and his party, NZ First, want to cut the number of people coming into the country – Read more

Steve Bannon: Church “terrible” to Trump; Church says Bannon’s preposterous Comments 0

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Cardinal Timothy Dolan  says claims by Steve Bannon that US Catholic bishops are only advocating for immigrants “for economic benefit and to fill pews” are “preposterous and rather insulting.” Bannon, who is a former adviser to president Trump, says he believes the church has been “terrible” to Mr. Trump on the issue of immigration. He Read more

Immigration advocate who has performed abortions speaks at parish forum Comments 0

Monday, July 31st, 2017

A woman who says she has carried out 10,000 abortions was a key speaker last week at an Italian parish forum sponsored by local officials of Caritas Italiana. Parishioners protesting at her inclusion in the forum were removed from the audience. Emma Bonino’s advocacy for immigrants and refugees has prompted Pope Francis to praise her Read more

Church leaders discuss concerns with the Prime Minister Comments 0

Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Cardinal John Dew was one of a group of church leaders who met with the Prime Minister and Government ministers to ask for more action in the areas of immigration, housing and social investment. Their views are influenced by the experience of their church congregations and church based social agencies in most New Zealand communities. Read more