Posts Tagged ‘Immigration’

Sr Graciela Colon: Immigration lawyer and nun Comments 0

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

In 2013, while volunteering in India, Graciela Colon first heard the inner stirrings of Jesus calling her to a religious vocation. For three weeks, she helped St. Teresa of Kolkata’s Missionary Sisters of Charity, minister to abandoned children, some of whom were severely disabled. They took the children off the streets and cared for them. Read more

Jesus would not have got a UK visa says Archbishop of Canterbury Comments 0

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says Jesus would not have got a UK visa under the points-based system being proposed by the government. “Our founder Jesus Christ was of course not white, middle class and British – he certainly wouldn’t have got a visa – unless we’re particularly short of carpenters,” Welby told the CBI Read more

New Zealand immigration exploitation gives companies a bad name Comments 0

Monday, October 14th, 2019

A training provider for international students who go on to become farm workers says immigration exploitation is giving good companies a bad name. The Philippines’ ambassador to New Zealand, Jesus Domingo, plans to set up a Filipino labour office in Wellington this year or next. He hoped there would be regulation of pastoral care to Read more

Fertility rate threatening NZ’s economic growth Comments 0

Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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New Zealand’s total fertility rate has reached an all-time low. An average of 1.71 children per woman in New Zealand is well below population replacement level and threatens economic growth and the country’s social balance and structure. Population replacement and growth is only coming by way of immigration. The claims come in “Families: Ever Fewer Read more

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