Posts Tagged ‘President-elect Donald Trump’

Sanctuary for immigrants hiding from Trump

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Sanctuary in churches and synagogues is on offer to illegal immigrants in the US. President-elect Donald Trump wants to deport all illegal immigrants, especially criminals. If they’re not deported, he says they will be incarcerated. His election vow to deport an estimated 11 million people has seen illegal immigrants hiding from federal authorities. Many are Read more

Hate crimes against Jews and Muslims on the rise – Trump blamed

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Hate crimes are increasing in the US. While racial attacks make up the majority of these crimes, American Jews and Muslims are the targets of an explosion in crimes against religion, according to the FBI’s new 2015 Hate Crime Statistics report. Each year the report collates hate crime statistics from law enforcement agencies across the Read more

Filmmaker Michael Moore challenges white Americans

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Filmmaker Michael Moore has challenged white Americans to stand up for minorities and women. He says they have been coming under attack since the election of Donald Trump. Read more Related Posts:Toppled statue of Spanish priest at California Capitol to be…Church goers less likely to believe there is…Covid-19: More men than women died in Omicron Read more

Pope Francis’s concern about Trump focuses on poor

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Pope Francis’s concern about Donald Trump’s leadership focuses on poor people, especially refugees and migrants. If the President-elect hurts those on life’s margins, Francis says he will step in. Otherwise, he wants to give Trump a chance. Francis consistently shows concern for the poor and marginalised. On Friday, as the Jubilee Year of Mercy came Read more

Donald Trump speaks about Mexican border, abortion, gay marriage

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Donald Trump has spoken  about his immediate plans in a CBS interview. These include strategies for Mexican border controls, abortion and gay marriage. He says he is still determined to build a barrier between Mexico and the United States. It is not yet clear who will pay for the barricade. He says it may include Read more

US Catholic Bishops’ Conference president, the Pope and Trump

Friday, November 11th, 2016

US Catholic Bishops’ Conference president, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, is looking forward to holding pro-life discussions with the new US President-elect. He also indicated in his congratulatory speech to Donald Trump that the Church is hoping to make some changes to policies affecting migrants and refugees. Kurtz set the tone for his congratulations early in his Read more

President Donald Trump – courtesy of Catholics, evangelicals and the poor

Friday, November 11th, 2016

President Donald Trump has been elected courtesy of Catholics, evangelicals and the poor according to US news analysts. Religion was a big player in this election. In a country where over a fifth of the population identifies as Catholic, the majority voted for Trump. This was a big swing from the previous two elections when Read more