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“Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.” Matthew 18:5 We, the bishops of the Episcopal Church in California, write to express our opposition to the inhumane conditions in which our government is holding migrant children. Our commitment to our Christian faith compels us to speak out for justice and care for the […]
Advocacy seeks to heal and transform society through long-lasting changes. Two recent advocacy actions in California and San Diego seek to improves the lives of asylum seekers. Last month, the Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) of California issued a statement calling for the compassionate care of asylum seekers and other refugees in our state. This […]
Border Ministries Summit sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande The summit will include: a keynote address by the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori speakers from the Episcopal Church and secular agencies that work along the border opportunities for border immersion experiences The 2,000 miles of border between the US and Mexico is […]
When large numbers of people cross borders to flee persecution, war, and disaster, they are considered refugees in the world’s eyes, and many nations build refugee camps or absorb migrating people, helping families resettle and educate the children. In the United States, our tendency has been to treat migrants as criminals violating our international boundaries, […]
Via Crucis and Service of Lament to highlight plight of immigrants Members of the Episcopal Dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego, including the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, assisting bishop of the Diocese of San Diego, the Rt. Rev. John Taylor, bishop of the Diocese of Los Angeles, and the Rt. Rev. Diane Jardine […]
Promote a culture of reconciliation and solidarity on Saturday, December 16 at 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Border Field State Park. Dress warmly. For more information, call: 619-233-4114. US media pre-registration required by Border Patrol. Inquire at: 619-233-4114 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook Event Friendship Park, the binational meeting place located within the bounds of […]