Posts Tagged ‘Sanctuary’

Catholic values oblige US Catholics to protest Comments 0

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Catholic values mean US Catholics are obliged to protest at President Trump’s deportation of immigrants, says Cardinal Donald Wuerl. Wuerl is the Cardinal of the Washington archdiocese. Although many churches are offering their buildings as sanctuaries to immigrants hoping to avoid deportation, Wuerl says he doesn’t think the churches can actually provide that security. “When Read more

Sanctuary for immigrants hiding from Trump Comments 0

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

Aussie churches offer sanctuary to asylum seekers Comments 0

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Ten Anglican and Uniting churches in Australia have offered sanctuary to traumatised and abused asylum seekers who are set to be returned to Nauru. A recent Australian court decision stated the lawfulness of the offshore detention regime on Nauru. This means 267 asylum seekers on mainland Australia could be returned there. But 10 Anglican and Read more