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Christian groups decry US policy change on Salvadorans as Episcopalians offer support

200,000 Salvadorans who have legally established roots and families in the US could be deported after immigration protections end.

12 January 2018

"We should make human rights the key component of all migration and refugee policies"

“We should make human rights the key component of all migration and refugee policies:”  this was the central message of the fourth annual Conference of European Churches Summer School on Human Rights, which took place in Italy this week.

07 July 2017

Commemorating lives lost on the way to safety

Since 2000, more than 30 000 migrants and refugees have lost their lives on their way to Europe, often drowning at sea or suffocating in containers on trucks and ships.

13 June 2017

Churches map European migration

A new publication that brings together first-person accounts with theological and sociological studies into migration in Europe has been published. Mapping Migration is a revised and updated edition of three bodies’ previous joint study and explores challenges and changes in the European church landscape in light of international migration.

19 January 2016

Churches provide humanitarian corridor giving safe passage for refugees

Churches across the globe have spoken out in support of migrants on a day which has been designated by the United Nations as International Migrants Day.

18 December 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury issues statement on migrant crisis

Crisis requires a compassionate, pan-European response, says Archbiship Welby

03 September 2015

WCC Executive Committee speaks out on migrant crises

Members of international community have moral and legal duty to save lives of migrants in transit

17 June 2015

Australia's Anglican leader urges transparency on immigration policy

Address injustices that lead people to leave their countries, says Archbishop Freier

16 June 2015

'We must go beyond condemnation' - Archbishop Makgoba

South Africans must take collective responsibility to end inequality, says Primate at anti-xenophobia rally

23 April 2015

WCC to hold seminar on migration and theological education

How should the growing phenomenon of migration affect training for ministry? An upcoming seminar organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) at the Ecumenical Institute Bossey will focus on evaluating experiences and devising new approaches to theological education

05 August 2014